To be sure, his name is a bit of a distraction. Turns out he is from an old Kentucky family named Petitpool and the name got hyphenated along the way.Neat!
Gatewood Galbraith made another great showing for an independent or third-party candidate. Independent candidates are best when running to bring attention to issues, not necessarily to win. It's now a time when half of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. And as the two main candidates are trying to outdo each other on who can be the most meretriciously pro-coal, at least there's one person in the race talking about the external costs of mountaintop removal mining that we all have to deal with.