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|Gary Johnson just has one simple question: ‘And what is Aleppo?’|
It would be easy to describe Gary Johnson's appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday as having doomed his third-party candidacy for president were it not for the fact that his candidacy was already doomed.
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|‘And what is Aleppo?’ lands Gary Johnson in hot water|
The third-party candidate for president fumbles a foreign policy question, drawing ridicule.
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|Gary Johnson has one simple question: 'And what is Aleppo?'|
By Philip Bump WASHINGTON POST It would be easy to describe Gary Johnson's appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Thursday as having doomed his third-party candidacy for president were it not for the fact that his candidacy was already doomed. The English language lacks a good way to describe something that was already in very bad shape and then, somehow, becomes far worse rather dramatically. Like if the Titanic had begun sinking but then blew up.
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|Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson needs a major geography lesson|
Libertarian presidential hopeful Gary Johnson flubbed a softball question Thursday about the Syrian refugee crisis, centered in the ancient city of Aleppo. Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Johnson was asked by panelist Mike Barnicle: “What would you do, if you were elected, about Aleppo?” “And what is Aleppo?” a confused Johnson said of rebel stronghold,...
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|Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson: 'What is Aleppo?'|
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson now knows what Aleppo is. He was asked Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" what he would do as president about the Syrian city at the center of the refugee crisis, Johnson replied, "And what is Aleppo?" Replied questioner Mike Barnicle, "You're kidding...
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|Gary Johnson just has one simple question: 'And what is Aleppo?'|
Johnson's doomed candidacy is probably now a bit more doomed.
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|Gary Johnson, presidential candidate: 'What is Aleppo?'|
Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominee, was stumped on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when commentator Mike Barnicle asked him about the Syrian city.
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|Gary Johnson's Worst Week in Washington|
"And what is Aleppo?"
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|Aleppo gaffe should disqualify Gary Johnson: Darcy cartoon|
It could have been worse, Gary Johnson could have mistaken Aleppo for Alpo, the dog food..." CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Hopefully Gary Johnson knows today marks the 15th anniversary of the horrific attacks on the United States in New York city, Washington D.C. and the skies over Pennsylvania, by al-Qaeda. The Libertarian Party nominee for president disqualified himself to be Commander-in-Chief when he asked "What is Aleppo?" on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." This is the exchange between Johnson and Mike Barnicle, a regular contributor on the morning news program. Barnicle: "What would you do if the you were elected about Aleppo?" Johnson: "About?" Barnicle: "Aleppo" Johnson: "And what is Aleppo?" Barnicle: "You're kidding." Johnson: "No" Barnicle: "Aleppo is in Syria. It's the epicenter of the refugee crisis..." Johnson: "OK. Got it." It could have been worse, Johnson could have mistaken Aleppo for Alpo, the dog food, or the Alamo. He probably thinks the Alamo is just a car rental company. Johnson is the former two-term governor of New Mexico. He's not the first governor to run for president to demonstrate weak foreign policy knowledge. But it turns out Johnson's domestic knowledge is equally weak. In June, Johnson asked "Who's Harriet Tubman?" The New Yorker reported that Johnson asked who Tubman was when he was being directed to a room named after the famous abolitionist, whose likeness will grace the new $20 dollar bill. Until his gaffe, Johnson had high hopes of qualifying for at least the first presidential debate along side Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. He needs to reach a threshold of 15 percent support in several polls. He had been hovering around 10 percent before demonstrating on "Morning Joe" that he's better suited to co-star in the next sequel of "Dumb and Dumber." Did I mention that Johnson has admitted to being a regular pot user? As Nancy Reagan once said,"Just say no" to drugs... and Gary Johnson.
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