Disgruntled former New Mexico governor Gary Johnsons ays he is considering leaving the Republican slate and running as a third-party candidate in the 2012 presidential election.
“I feel abandoned by the Republican Party,” Johnson, who has been left out of most of the Republican debates, told the Sante Fe New Mexican newspaper this week, saying he might seek the Libertarian Party’s support.
“The Republican Party has left me by the wayside,” said Johnson, whose polling numbers have recently been so low that they are often not even being picked up by pollsters.
“If I’d have been included in 16 of the last debates we wouldn’t even be having this conversation,” he said.
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