Comedy Central: Ron Paul Scares GOP With Novel Strategy of Knowing Election RulesSubmitted by Peace Gold Love on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 10:27
by Ilya Gerner | Indecision Forever
April 25, 2010
Mitt Romney swept the East Coast primaries last night, leaving us with the crushing realization that we're going to be stuck with seven months worth of retreaded jokes about Romney's lack of human touch, like dogs stuck a top Mitt's car. At this point, the last interesting subplot in the Republican primary involves the potential influence America's most intelligent and ideologically consistent lawn gnome, Ron Paul, may exert on the convention in Tampa.
Judging by his performance in Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, where he finished ahead of Newt Gingrich and is likely to garner several delegates, it will be some time before Paul is forced to return to his former profession of yelling at squirrels while handing out poorly mimeographed newsletters at the local park. Paul's relative success — he's generally improved on his 2008 performance — is a result of a novel strategy known as "study the f*cking delegates selection rules and follow through after each caucus."
Not everyone in the GOP is happy with the Paul campaign's organizational strength. At a county caucus in Washington State, a Republican official tried to shut down a meeting after a Paul supporter had been elected to chair the gathering.
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