I'm a Libertarian and the Libertarian Partyand like the GOP is part of conservatism.
I'm a Libertarian and there is no commonality between the Liberarian and Republican parties
I'm a Republican and see the Libertairan Party as somewhat similar to the GOP
I'm a Republican and the Liberarian Party and the GOP are like night and day
I'm a Democrat and see the Libertarian Party as somewhat similar to the GOP
I'm a Democrat and see the Libertarian Party as very different than the GOP
A Libertarian is just a Republican who wants to smoke pot and get laid.
If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.
There was a time when the words Libertarian Party would have been considered a contradiction in terms. The only motive a genuine libertarian could possibly have for participating in modern electoral politics would be so as to be in a position to disband it. Anything else would be hypocrisy.