Psssst, Romney Detractors…Part 1 – To the Ron Paul SupportersSubmitted by weebles on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 22:42
from the "Disrupt the Narrative" blog:
Psssst, Romney Detractors…Part 1 – To the Ron Paul Supporters
"I won’t rehash the recent events which took place at the RNC (Remember Maine 2012) and are alleged to have been mandated by Romney himself. There is certainly plenty on the internet to make your own determination. Robert Long at the Bangor Daily News provides a good overview along with several good links providing additional detail. Another good timeline of the Maine Caucuses leading up to the Maine State Convention is provided by Wikipedia.
What these good citizens are choosing to ignore is that the Delegate challenges began in Maine, initiated by fellow Republicans Peter Cianchette and Jan Staples – not by Mitt Romney. In the end, it was the Ron Paul Delegates who refused to compromise despite allegations that unqualified participants were allowed to cast votes at the Maine State Convention in May. Not a single article, blog, etc. has credibly tied the Maine Delegate mess directly to Mitt Romney. Not one. What my research did find is that if there is a culprit, it is the Ron Paul supporters and their state convention coup in Maine. Nevada and Minnesota Delegates experienced similar issues with Paul supporters....."