Friedman Tells Libertarians He "Is One" in Spirit

Politician and humorist Kinky Friedman told a group of Libertarian Party of Texas delegates he was one of them “in spirit” and that the Democratic Party has become so self-interested that it’s "phenomenal."

Friedman was one of the LPT’s guest speakers at their state convention Saturday at an Austin Holiday Inn, where the former gubernatorial and agriculture commissioner candidate was given rock-star treatment as he hurled insults at the two major parties, which he likened to the “bullies on the playground.”

He kept his criticism of the GOP mainly directed at Gov. Rick Perry, but he chided the ...

Full Post

Comment Policy

The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts.

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Sign-Up