The Libertarian Party of Virginia dissolved last week, with its former chair saying the move was part of a bigger battle over the national party’s tone and focus, as well as its growing identification with alt-right movements. (Political cartoon by John Cole)
From The Virginia Mercury: Former Libertarian Party of Virginia Chair Holly Ward “said the disarray over the Libertarians’ status in Virginia is part of a bigger battle over the national party’s tone and focus. The resolution to dissolve the state party, which Ward says was approved [Sept. 11] in a 7-6-1 vote by the party’s central committee, said the national party has become ‘functionally indistinct from other alt-right parties and movements.'”
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