I’m honestly not that impressed with how some people reacted to the results of this election and, honestly, I don’t think I even have to say what it is.

While I, myself, am not too happy with how the election went, I will say that I, a Libertarian, will acknowledge said results that Joe Biden won the election. I voted Jo Jorgensen and, like Gary Johnson before her in 2016, I am proud to have voted for her. But, when it comes to the reaction of President Trump to his loss, I find his reaction as well as the reactions of those who are devoutly supportive of him embarrassing.

Nolan Schmidt is an independent filmmaker, and serves as Vice Chair for the Guadalupe County Libertarian Party.

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I echo your sentiments and applaud your column for its accurate depiction of our (American) problem; political parties owned by their desire to stay in power regardless of the suffering and long term damage they do to this country.

As painful as it is for me to say, I may have to break with the Republican Party completely and vote Libertarian at the next election. The Republicans failure to ‘do their job’ by looking to the future of the nation is extremely troubling and, if they cannot ‘right the wagon’, conservatives from both parties will need to shift over.

The Democrats are the party of Socialism, Debt and Government Control, the Republicans the party of Reaction, Debt and Weakness.

Republicans! If we wish to retain a viable party and remain relevant, we must move closer to the real principles of the conservatives and the Libertarians, otherwise.....we may just have to abandon that party and vote Libertarian.

A sad state of affairs.

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