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Libertarian Party

We can't afford a President Clinton

Like commentator Richard J. Cross III, I am a Reagan Republican who is unhappy with our party, our candidate and the state of American politics as a whole ("GOP speechwriter may vote for Hillary Clinton," Aug. 17).

I also agree that we are confronted with two choices when it comes to casting our vote in November: GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump or Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson, with the latter amounting to a vote for Hillary Clinton.

But Mr. Cross loses me after that. He says he could never vote for Mr. Trump due to his divisiveness. And he...