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Wayne Allyn Root

Wayne Allyn Root

 

Biography

Wayne Allyn Root is an American politician, entrepreneur, television and radio personality, author and political commentator. He was the 2008 Libertarian Party vice-presidential nominee. In June 2009 Richard Winger wrote he was the front runner for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential nomination. Root began his career as a professional sports handicapper, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.


His political talk radio show, W.A.R: The Wayne Allyn Root Showis broadcast in New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. Root is a frequent guest on several nationally syndicated radio shows such as Savage Nation, The Jerry Doyle Show, and Mancow's Morning Madhouse. He has also made numerous appearances on various programs on the Fox News Channel. He is a frequent speaker at Tea Party events across the United States.


Root's political columns appear in the Las Vegas Review Journal and at Newsmax.com. He is a Senior Economic Advisor to Wealth Masters International, a global financial services and education company based in Houston, Texas.
At the 2008 Libertarian National Convention, Root was eliminated on the fifth ballot in a bid for the presidential nomination, and subsequently became the vice presidential candidate alongside Libertarian nominee Bob Barr. Root lost a bid to become National Chair of the Libertarian Party at the party's 2010 Convention.

 

Issue #1: Economy

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Issue #2: War in Iraq

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