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Ron Paul's Delegates Fight with GOP

Ron Paul's Delegates Fight with GOP

Paul's state victories are getting mired in legal and political challenges.

Brian Doherty | August 1, 2012

Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in his run for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination was famously following a “delegate strategy” aimed at caucus states, rather than striving for mass popular votes in primary states. The advantage of this strategy is that its results were more malleable and less cut and dried than “you earn delegates based on the popular vote.”

Now the disadvantages of that delegate strategy are becoming clear: The results are more malleable and less cut and dried than “you get delegates based on the popular vote.”

In four states, the question of how many delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August will end up dedicated to Paul is embroiled in challenges and appeals to the national party.

Read more: http://reason.com/archives/2012/08/01/ron-pauls-delegate-fig...

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Mark Twain reader's digest for Maine & Tampa.

Mark Twain Reader's Digest version here: Ron Paul's Delegate Fight with the GOP...ME, MA, LA, OR Submitted by Mark Twain, 08/02/2012

Condensed for the Ron Paul delegates to read in preparation for Tampa.

Please take pictures of Florida alligators. I have heard much about them.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul