In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, we convene another session of our oh-so-jovial feature, "Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor!" Host Marc Clair welcomes in fellow liquored-up libertarians John “Odie” Odermatt, our legal counsel Rico, and a very special guests, the original "Blue Republican" himself, Robin Koerner! As per usual, the show begins with the gang revealing their drinks of choice.
Robin then kicks off the discussion by plugging Rand Paul's upcoming appearance in his home city of Seattle. This leads to a greater conversation about Rand Paul's campaign, and why he doesn't seem to be connecting with voters as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are today, and as did his father before him. Robin explains why it is vital for a Presidential candidate to connect with a sense of injustice within the electorate, and how Rand Paul could cater his message to that effect.
The crew discusses messaging in politics, and how the Libertarian Party could learn lessons from the UK's UKIP Party, as Robin details how they rapidly rose to relevance in UK politics. They discuss media bias, and how large media organizations in both the US and the UK influence the political views of their respective citizens.
The conversation then pivots to Hillary Clinton, and whether the current email scandal will derail her campaign or even find her behind bars. And finally, as things wind down the topic turns to professional wrestling and how it mirrors the political theater we see every day, and the crew ponders whether they would support an all pro-wrestler ticket of Jesse "the Body" Ventura and Glenn "Kane" Jacobs.
So sit back, grab a drink, and hang with the Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor!
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John Daubert, editing and mastering (check out his work here)
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