Shock: CBS Gives Libertarians Platform to Discuss the ‘Problem’ of Government

Scott Whitlock | September 7, 2016
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[See NewsBusters for more.] After aggressively ignoring alternatives to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for months, CBS on Wednesday not only featured Libertarian nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld, the show’s hosts quizzed them about the problem of big government. In a segment that last almost six minutes, CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose offered a question not seen much on network television: “Ronald Reagan said the government is not the solution, the government is the problem. Is government the problem?” Libertarian vice presidential nominee Weld replied, “I think that government is best which governs least. I think that is our credo and the man who said that originally was Thomas Jefferson.”