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Benton: La Gop Insiders "gave us a cold shoulder…"

Per Jack Hunter's new post on the campaign website: http://www.ronpaul2012.com/2012/07/28/challenging-louisiana-...

“We believe that they grossly and blatantly and repeatedly violated their party rules and elected a delegation that was improper,” said Paul’s campaign chairman Jesse Benton. “We believe that our rump convention is the legitimate delegation and they have a right to be seated at the Republican National Convention.”

Aware of the discontent from the Paul campaign, the state party says they contacted the campaign after the convention to settle their differences ahead of the final release. The party says they followed their rules, but the campaign demanded a majority of the delegates allotted to the state, even though their people were not selected for those spots during the convention…

Paul’s campaign says they were hardly contacted.

“They’ve been extremely non-communicative,” said Benton. “They gave us a cold shoulder…”

The party was prepared to award Paul 17 of the delegates chosen at the state convention, but his supporters refused to participate in the selection process, instead holding their own separate vote. Benton says some of the Texas congressman’s supporters were kept from voting during the selection process.

“The Louisiana GOP insiders, realizing they were in the minority, grossly and repeatedly violated their own party rules to try to railroad through their preferred delegation,” he said…

Contrasting to what Benton said about the Republican National Committee, what do you think of his rebuttal against the state GOP?

I think the comments he's made about the LA GOP should apply to both the states trying to railroad conventions as well as the RNC, who are doing little to recognize that our delegates were being unfairly treated.



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Louisiana is documented on video

Oklahome is docmumented on video, give us a break. Neveda went down on video with 300 fake delegates bussed in who arrived late with counterfeit credentials hanging around their necks. Those people disappeared quickly at lunch when they were asked to provide ID to get back in. Counting room canceled..
Jessee Benton? Just don't understand him yet. Lawyers for Ron Paul? Thank you!

“The Louisiana GOP insiders,

“The Louisiana GOP insiders, realizing they were in the minority, grossly and repeatedly violated their own party rules to try to railroad through their preferred delegation,” he said…

Who does the video support?

Ron Paul 2012

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

John Adams

Benton is finally showing

Benton is finally showing some fight but one momentary example of fortitude cannnot make up for his long past record of bending over. Let's see if he's willing to follow this up with some hardball.