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Rick Santorum to Louisiana GOP- make sure 'bona fide' supporters represent me in Tampa

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/05/rick_santorum...

Washington - Rick Santorum Thursday sent Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere a list of 20 "bona fide Santorum supporters" who he would like to see Saturday's Republican State Convention in Shreveport name to fill the ten delegate and ten alternate slots he won in his overwhelming victory in the state's March 24 primary. Santorum's letter was an effort to forestall any move by Ron Paul supporters, who, by virtue of their triumph in the party's sparsely attended April 28 caucuses, will control events in Shreveport, to name Paul loyalists to fill the Santorum slots at the national convention in Tampa...

...To avoid that, the state party executive committee on Thursday sent delegates and alternates to the state convention a draft of 16 pages of supplemental rules for the state convention.

"We're 48 hours from the convention and they are attempting to radically change the rules," said Davis. "That's a pretty big overreach."

http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2012/05/rick_santorum...



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Who has Roger Villere given donations too?

Was it Santorum? Can someone look that up?

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What a Candy A**

If he wants his allotment of delegates he should motivate and organize his supporters, with the assistance of his campaign organization (oops!) to attend the LA Party conventions, get themselves nominated, and take the delegate positions. That's how it's done. Not by edict or by threatening letters.

Oh wait, there aren't enough Santorum supporters, and no real campaign organization left, to do that, are there, Ricky Boy? Guess that popularity contest win was as much a sham as your candidacy after all. But that Ron Paul guy, his people are still out there fighting the good fight, you betcha!

Go pound sand, Santorum, you petulant child.

Is an Establishment GOP shadow party

In Louisiana's future as well?

PS if the Nevada GOP can't do it

Louisiana can't

NV controlled by RP supporters tried to change the rules and were warned that all rules had to be changed by the deadline.

They would be breaking Nstional Party Rules

According to National Party rules all rules that affect how delegates are chosen have to be completed by Oct of the previous year prior to the Presidential election.

Ummmm...your a little late Louisiana GOP

Oh... that's right

don't let people vote anymore - it's all about appointments now.
He really has a lot of nerve, no cojones or he wouldn't have dropped out, but still a lot of nerve.

edit - just went bck to finish reading the article (had skipped down to read the really good comments) and the Rmoney camp is threatening the delegates.

Last pargraph:
"But Bayham, one of Santorum's delegate choices, writing on his blog after the caucuses, warned that if the Paul forces, "get greedy and hijack the 15 Santorum/Romney delegates form the primary," that would constitute an "overreach" that could leave them vulnerable to a challenge before a Romney-controlled credentials committee."

So Rmoney doesn't only want Santorum's delegates (FTA "Scott Sewell, Romney's coordinator in Louisiana, said all parties had agreed that they could fill those delegate slots as they see fit.") but every delegate there or he'll vacate them through the credentials committee. Dang! And we thought Obeyme a control freak. The more you read about Rmoney, the worse it gets.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

Oh look. The establishment

Oh look. The establishment is going back to splitting the vote because their current plan isn't working so well.

LOL

Why doesn't he just give up.

Rick Santorum Thursday sent Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere a list of 20 "bona fide Santorum supporters

He doesn't get ANY delegates IF he drops out like he did. He lost.

It's Ron Paul's delegates now for the pickings. We all know that Santorum people went over to Ron Paul.

Bite Me!

Keepin' it real.

He doesn't have any "Bona fide" Supporters

They're either Romney or Paul supporters at this stage in the game!

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. - Matthew 10:16

Santo is Out,

+1, so true, he is left with No Bona'Fides ....

The writing on the wall

Tampa will be a blast