Reader: American people lost Denver debate because Gary Johnson kept out

In advance of the presidential debate at the University of Denver, Sam Levin covered criticism of Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson being excluded from participating. The post brought out a number of Johnson fans who were still frustrated by the decision to keep him off-camera even after the big event.

reza_edu writes:

Indeed we need to hear more from other independent minded people. The independents amongst us are increasing and we need to hear other third party opinions such as the ones from the Libertarians, Greens, and the Constitutionalists. Gary Johnson, in my opinion, is the most qualified candidate amongst all the ones running for president. His track record in New Mexico, if repeated, can set new standards in American History. By the way, thanks for the coverage. Journalism in politics is not welcomed these days....

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >