Everyone wants to blame Free Staters for whatever is unpopular at any given moment. Guess that’s how you know you’ve… arrived? (I’ve been actively hated on for more than a decade, for loving freedom and wanting to share this gift with you.)
READ the whole article, but the image above with my quote, and the following, are my favorites.
ICYMI, the governor’s ski pals who are The Management Team, were writing the governor political contribution checks from the ski resort, which is supposedly owned by the citizens of Belknap. You know, kind of a “hand in the cookie jar” moment, but let’s blame “Free Staters” instead. Nothing to see here but boogeymen!
From the article:
Sununu’s intervention was seen by many as a rebuke of the Free State Project, a 20-year-old political experiment that promotes a mass migration of 20,000 libertarians to New Hampshire. Fewer than 6,500 have arrived so far, but they have made inroads everywhere from school boards to the legislature. What that means for Sununu, the Republican Party and the state overall is uncertain. But so-called Free Staters are clearly shaking things up…
“I don’t have any problem with Free Staters,” he said. “These are not Free Staters.”
Sununu also rejected the notion that the rise of the Free State movement poses a long-term problem for his political career or his party, saying voters will reject the most extreme candidates.
“Voters are very smart,” he said… Continue reading…