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Gary Johnson had another ‘Aleppo moment’


The former New Mexico governor and Libertarian nominee for president Gary Johnson had what he referred to as an "Aleppo moment" at an MSNBC town hall on Sept. 28.

Johnson was asked to name a world leader whom he admired and respected – from anywhere in the world. He couldn't name a single one.

"I guess I'm having an Aleppo moment in the former president of Mexico."

Flashback to the time when earlier this month he actually said this when asked about what he thought about what's happening in Aleppo, Syria:

"And what is Aleppo?"

In this instance, his vice presidential nominee Bill Weld finally jumped in and helped him out and Johnson also tried to hash things later.

He also got endorsed by the Detroit News, the first time in the Conservative paper's 143 year history that they've done that.

But still no third podium at the debate for him.

He basically pulled a Palin.

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Gary Johnson had another ‘Aleppo moment’

Anugya Chitransh

Anugya is originally from New Delhi, India. She studied journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York, graduating with a master's in international reporting. She plans to travel one day to all the places she reads about. She likes reading fiction, pop music, and going to the beach, but absolutely hates anyone mangling or shortening her name (which is quite common). She binge watches Korean dramas and anime series. She's a freelance writer and has produced content that has appeared in NBC, The Times of India, Time Out Delhi, and other publications.

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