Archive | May 7, 2010

Vanity Fair on the Ghostwriting Lawsuit

VANITY FAIR Books Former Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Bob Barr Sued by His Own Ghostwriter by Juli Weiner May 7, 2010, 5:15 PM Bob Barr is in such trouble with his own ghostwriter, whom he has neglected to pay for two years. The book in question is called Lessons in Liberty—not to be confused with […]

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Washington Post on the Barr Campaign Ghostwriting Lawsuit

David Weigel, the Washington Post’s “Right Now” columnist/blogger (covering conservatives and the Republican Party), posted the following today on the lawsuit against the Barr 2008 Presidential Committee: The former congressman from Georgia who joined the Libertarian Party and became its 2008 presidential candidate gets some unwelcome attention from Jim Bovard, a prolific libertarian writer who […]

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Bob Barr’s “Lessons in Liberty” #1: Pay Your Ghostwriter

Bob Barr has once again made history. His is the only U.S. presidential campaign to ever be sued by its ghostwriter. In June 2008, after Bob Barr captured the Libertarian Party nomination for presidential candidate, his campaign manager, Russ Verney, requested that I ghostwrite a campaign book. We came to terms, I wrote a book, […]

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