Skip to comments.Don't be TOO quick to condemn the GOP-e. [Rare One-Line Vanity]
Posted on 09/01/2012 11:03:13 AM PDT by Lazamataz
Guys, I am the first to jump on the GOP-elite when they backstab conservatives. I'm even sometimes at the front of the parade.
But I have certain information that might show that the GOP-e wasn't all too keen on some of the rules changes that got us so upset.
In fact, Romney's team might have been trying to avoid some of this stuff. I need to do more homework (there is a freeper who is my main source for this, and he's NOT GOP-machine whatsoever. If he wishes credit, I will be glad to give it to him).
Wait for my Freeper Editorial in the next day, two days at the most. I'm really glad I held my fire until facts started to come to light.
That is a very clear statement on your politics.
Comes from ‘abated’, meaning, held, stopped, contained.
Sorry, I’m agitated.
When’s the hearing to punish the RNC for refusing to seat duly-elected Maine delegates just because Ron Paul won a majority there?
They had already won the nomination, but the Romney contingent and the rest of the Establishment just had to grind the rest of the party into the dirt and crush all dissent - why? What was the point of that?
The problem is Paul didn't 'win' a majority there. Romney won the votes in Maine and the delegates were selected on the 2008 rules they would represent the winner of the votes. They then tried to bail on that agreement and refused to sign the delegate contract to support the winner of the election- this is why they were stripped of their seats. They basically lied when being selected as delegates that they would support the winner.
That was just another example of the rules being changed in the middle of the game. The Maine GOPe cheated their way through the caucuses, including cancelling one key caucus on the threat of imaginary “inclement weather” that amounted to three inches of snow, and then rammed this so-called “contract” down the throats of the delegates because they didn’t like the outcome.
Paul won 20 of 21 delegates, but under threat of being barred completely from the convention, they were sent this “contract” - vote for Romney or else. Would you have signed that contract without objection? Just because the party chair is pissed off that you followed the rules and won?
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