Boston Globe: Ron Paul delegates fight GOP on ouster *Update* MA Liberty Caucus Issues Press ReleaseSubmitted by Madison Jones on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 09:29
The saga of the Massachusetts delegates continues. The picture used by the globe is so bad I had to chuckle.
Sixteen Republicans elected to represent Massachusetts at the national convention in Tampa next month have filed a formal challenge with the Republican National Committee, saying they were unfairly disqualified based on state GOP leaders’ concerns about their fealty to presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
The group of delegates — originally supporters of Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul — were elected in April caucuses at which they unexpectedly defeated many of Romney’s chosen delegates, but they have been since disqualified by state party officials.
“In short, the Massachusetts Republican Party changed the rules,” the delegates wrote in a letter to the national committee.
MA Liberty Caucus issues press release: