Libertarian U.S. presidential nominee Bob Barr trying to remove running mate Wayne Allyn Root, reports say
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Reports published by various political news websites on Wednesday night said that there may be a movement within theto replace its vice presidential nominee, .
This comes after(LNC) representative Stuart Flood made a motion to remove Root from the ballot over remarks that the latter made in a recent interview with . Many found these remarks to be racially insensitive.
It is reported that Libertarian presidential nominee and formerwants Root off of the ballot as well, which some believe is the reason that the Barr campaign supposedly advised party to keep Angela Keaton, a probable vote for Root’s removal, on the LNC. Over the past few weeks, several members of the LNC have been trying to remove Keaton from the committee because of what they felt were sexually inappropriate comments written by her in a blog.
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Should Bob Barr remove Wayne Allyn Root and find another vice presidential running mate?
Barr has been the subject of controversy for over a week because of his last-minute refusal to attend formerpresidential hopeful 's third party unity conference at the in last Wednesday.
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