Austin Petersen, the third-place finisher for the 2016 Libertarian Party presidential nomination, is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Missouri currently held by Democrat Claire McCaskill. But he's running as a Republican and explains his decision below.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Show-Me Libertarian Crossover GOP Challenger To Missouri Sen. McCaskill
He's parting ways with old pals and joining the GOP to compete against Missouri's top ranking Democratic lady. It's always easy to dismiss Libertarian minded Conservatives but remember that Sen. Claire has consistently schooled traditional Republican contenders on her path to victory . . . So it might be worth it to hear what this guy has to say and his message about grassroots political activism: