- Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is the Libertarian Party's presidential candidate
- Johnson: Americans are fed up with politicians for whom being elected and re-elected are ends in themselves
Gary Johnson is the presidential nominee for the Libertarian Party and a former governor of New Mexico. The views expressed are his own. Watch CNN's Libertarian Town Hall with Gary Johnson and Bill Weld on Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.
(CNN)What does it say about the level of discontent in our country that a professional salesman can launch a presidential campaign with a promise to build our very own Great Wall of China and a vague promise to "make America great again" -- and become the Republican standard-bearer?