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Benny Lee Ferguson shows democracy has its moments

The US Libertarian Party’s candidate for Kansas State House district 104 is a little bit different. Ferguson has also filed to run for President as well.

Glenn Reynolds famously declared in 2004:

Personally, I’d be delighted to live in a country where happily married gay couples had closets full of assault weapons.

This isn’t quite the same thing, but it is certainly keeping with the spirit. Good luck to Benny Lee!
(via Catallaxy Files)

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5 comments to Benny Lee Ferguson shows democracy has its moments

  • Good luck indeed – he is going to need it:-)

  • Effing and Blinding

    What’s the big deal? Cambridge (UK – yep the one with the university) currently has a transgender mayor and the Lady Mayoress (her partner) is also a transgender.

    Have met them both and they are very pleasant, they don’t make a big deal of it (and don’t dress like the chap pictured) and are doing a good job.

    Nobody blinks an eyelid, and Cambridge has not been swallowed into the earth.

  • E&B: we are not in Cambridge any more:-)

  • RAB

    Yes best of luck to benny (he could do with better dress sense though)
    Whatever next? Eddie Izzard runs for President of Europe? He’d be in with a chance I recon.

  • You never know where one of these weird “transgenders” will turn up.

    One has been on the Samizdata blogroll for a number of years.

    If you didn’t know better, you’d think they’re almost human. No, that’s not fair, not around here. But it would be nice if Alisa had said “Good luck, she‘s going to need it.”. Never mind, that’s a mere quibble, a trifle. What isn’t a trifling matter is that at the recent International Transgender Day of Remembrance, the list of those flayed, crucified, disembowelled etc because they were Transgendered was 17 pages long.