This is from The Washington Post,
Gary Johnson blames ‘troll army’ for rumor that running mate might quit , Johnson denying rumors:
"Occasionally you get a question that is just so out of left field that I answered it with: Bull----," Johnson said at the annual Texas Tribune Festival.
Friends of William Weld, the former governor of Massachusetts whose ticket has given boosts in fundraising and gravitas, have said for days that Donald Trump's recovery in the polls had given him second thoughts about running as a "spoiler." In a CNN interview on Sept. 18, former Washington Post reporter Carl Bernstein said "there could be some pressure brought on" Weld by his friends, warning him that he could pull votes from Hillary Clinton and hand the presidency to Trump.
"Bill Weld does not want to be Ralph Nader, and help elect a president of the United States such as Nader did in Florida in the case of George Bush," Bernstein said, referring to the 2000 election. "There's a real underlying story here, and I think in the next few days we're gonna have a chance to look at it."
Weld quickly dismissed the story as "wishful thinking" and said in a statement that "under no circumstances will our energies be diverted from our goal of winning the election and serving our country."
Of course, it may be a fantasy troll army of Hillary supporters fearful that as the race tightens the Libertarian ticket could make the difference between a win or loose. However, Carl Bernstein is a reputable journalist who has been right before….
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