Hanging out IRL with Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson
Tomorrow (Thursday) I get to do something really, really exciting. I'll be hosting Presidential candidate Gov. Gary Johnson while he's in Minnesota.

What that means is I'll pick him up at the airport and take him around where he needs to go. I've seen his itinerary for the next few days and I have no clue when he'll even be able to pee. Not kidding. They could have rented a car for him, or he could have cabbed it, but instead he wants to hang out with the people volunteering on his campaign. That's about as cool as a politician can get. I'm sure, when you are on the campaign trail, renting a car and having a few moments to yourself is pretty tempting.

I've been rooting for this guy for almost a year now. He's no bullshit. He even just says it when he doesn't know the answer to something instead of tap dancing and lying. He treats all people the same, even when it means he'll take crap for it.

How do I know this? I, and a panel of other Pagan media interviewed him on a G+ hangout (thanks again +Keith Barrett ). Right before Halloween when the mainstream media loves to do all those shitty, mocking articles on Pagans and 'real' witches. He did the interview and his campaign promoted the interview. He didn't duck us because people like us are an embarrassment, which every other candidate at any level of government does (even if we know them personally - can't risk the bad press, you know) He saw us as any other group of journalists - any other group of citizens. Because we are. And yes, he took shit for it. And yes, he's still good with me driving him around.

You can debate his position on issues, but what you can't debate is how valuable it would be to have a President who really means it when he says he represents all Americans.

So... +Alex Grossman have any questions you want me to ask Gov Johnson?
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