Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Libertarian VP Nominee Cohen Speaks to Supporters in Olympia on Final Stop of Bus Tour

Jeremy "Spike" Cohen

by Rolf Boone, The Olympian 

About 100 people gathered at the Capitol Campus Monday afternoon to hear Jeremy "Spike" Cohen, the running mate of 2020 Libertarian party presidential nominee, Jo Jorgensen.

Monday's gathering concluded a multi-state bus tour for the vice presidential nominee.

After hearing from local members of the party, including Allen Acosta, who was recently a District 22 candidate for the state House of Representatives, Cohen took the megaphone and hammered home some themes the party is known for, including limited government and individual liberty.

As part of that message he took aim at the Democrats and Republicans, saying the two political parties have taken away the people's power, freedom and money and given it to themselves, which has led to harmful, abusive and inequitable outcomes.

"We as Libertarians recognize that we thrive and prosper when we are given our control, our power, our freedom and money back and the barriers that are put in place to make that harder are removed," he said...

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