From Lew Rockwell’s blog:
Some Libertarians are upset that Bob Barr’s PAC still supports neocon Republicans like Saxby Chambliss, Norm Coleman, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Jeff Sessions. But why? Surely Libertarians knew they were getting a smart, accomplished public spokesman for gun rights and civil liberties. But on a number of other issues, as everyone surely also knew, he does not agree with, say, the late Harry Browne.
However, George Phillies, one of the former LP presidential candidates, sees financial support for Republicans with Libertarian challengers as a betrayal. Indeed, Phillies–who is on the New Hampshire ballot as a placeholder–is now trying to keep his name there for November, in opposition to Barr. Apparently Massaschusetts–Phillies’s home state–is next. Stay tuned.
Dr. Phillies is not trying to keep his name on the New Hampshire ballot – that state does not allow for ballot substitutions, and that legal situation is certainly not Dr. Phillies’s fault, nor is it a slam at Bob Barr since at the time Phillies’ name was submitted as placeholder, Bob Barr had not even announced his candidacy – nor is Massachusetts “next” since Dr. Phillies contacted the ACLU, and the ACLU is filing suit to force Massachusetts to place Barr on the ballot.