Campaign Defends Gary Johnson After He Has Another ‘Aleppo Moment’
After having another “Aleppo moment,” the campaign of Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is defending the candidate’s inability to quickly name a foreign leader he respects.
Appearing on MSNBC for a televised town hall on Wednesday night, Johnson struggled when host Chris Matthews asked him to name his favorite foreign leader.
On Thursday morning, Johnson’s campaign manager, Ron Nielson, defended Johnson on Facebook by saying: “Yes, asked to name a favorite foreign leader, Gov. Johnson didn’t quickly name a specific favorite. That really doesn’t mean much. Most Americans and certainly most political candidates would have to stop and think before responding, with the possible exception of a Donald Trump who is enthralled by Putin.” – READ MORE