Thursday, October 29, 2020

In NKY, Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen draws former Trump supporters. 'To say I'm unimpressed is a slight understatement'

by Scott Wartman, Cincinnati Enquirer 

COVINGTON, Ky. —  It's been 167 years since someone who wasn't a Republican or Democrat occupied the White House as president. 

Jo Jorgensen isn't likely to be the next Millard Fillmore, a member of the Whig Party who served as president from 1850-1853. But Jorgensen does appear on the ballots of all 50 states as the Libertarian candidate for president. 

Her long odds didn't deter the 100 or so people who gathered Sunday afternoon beneath the clocktower of Goebel Park in this Northern Kentucky city across the Ohio River from Cincinnati to cheer on their choice for the next president. 

Many in the crowd told The Enquirer they voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 but won't this year.

That included three Northern Kentucky residents who carried their rifles to the rally...

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