“Irrational fear-mongering and demagoguery will lead to a political shift to authoritarianism.”

Dude. We’re already there, so far up the “authoritarian” scale that Stalin and Mao have their doors open and are saying to us “just a few more steps, now.” Us and all of Western Europe (save Switzerland) is in the same boat.

Gary Johnson. A “pablum” libertarian. A libertarian so weak in his libertarianism that Milton Friedman would spit him out of his mouth, and even FRIEDMAN used to take sh**t from real libertarians for being a collectivist.

And most of America would tell you that Gary Johnson is “out of the mainstream”. Well, THAT tells you that the “mainstream” is comfortably authoritarian at this point.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.