Former New Mexico governor and Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is gaining some traction in the polls as an alternative to the two major-party nominees. Here’s what you need to know about Johnson:


Birthplace

Aleppo, Syria


Marital Status

Independent


Personal History

Lost both parents to government oversight at the age of 8


Beliefs

Things you adamantly agree with mixed with horrifying things you would never consider

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Hobbies

Skiing, cycling, wasting everyone’s time


Greatest Strength

Not enough time left in election cycle for him to build up as much ill will as other candidates

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Greatest Challenge

Convincing Trump voters that he has some pretty crazy ideas for America too


Accomplishments As Governor

Went on to run for president of the United States


Former CEO Of Company Named “Cannabis Sativa Inc.”

Christ, yes


Voter Demographic He Is Courting:

Anyone with the emotional wherewithal to read an additional seven to 10 news items about the 2016 election

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Supporting Him A Good Way To Round Out Identity For Freshman Year Of College

Sure


Chance Of Being Elected:

Roughly where Donald Trump would be if this were a normal election

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