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Libertarian activists Angela Keaton, who’s also an At-Large Representative on the Libertarian National Committee, and Michelle Shingal have announced that they are launching the official Keaton/Shingal 2012 campaign while contending for the Libertarian Party’s presidential and vice presidential nominations.  Shingal made the announcement on her website

Shingal claims she is qualified to be Vice-President because she can balance a checkbook and drink like a fish.  Keaton heads the ticket because of her degrees in law and political science.  Their fundraising strategy is to strip for cash and sell fitness products.  According to Shingal,  "After all, you can’t strip on the campaign trail without being svelte... With that plan in place alone, we guarandamntee that we can out raise Barr/Root by at least $100k whilst making ourselves wealthy..."

Given the lackluster performance of the Bob Barr/Wayne Root Libertarian ticket, which generated about as much excitement as a Billy Mays infomercial, I guess these two hot babes have as much chance of winning the Libertarian Party nomination in 2012 as any of the other clowns they may go up against.  If they accomplish nothing else at least they'll help eradicate the image of libertarians as white males with bad haircuts.

Originally posted to Karole Noymann on Mon Nov 17, 2008 at 05:41 PM PST.

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