, the second in my series on the 2012 presidential candidates, introduces you to Gary Johnson. The two-term governor of New Mexico was supposed to be the new Ron Paul -- but the old Ron Paul has declined to fade into the distance. Indeed, his continued and growing celebrity and presidential ambition has kept Johnson from gathering steam.
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