Comment: you speak like a child

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you speak like a child

(like most young people here, graduates of progressive schools.)

Why did the campaign do this or did not do that is similar to the question - why Benton did not go on FOX and MSNBC to educate the public about wisdom of RP. Well, simple, without an invitation, you cannot just come to the media. Without accepting a compromise, RNC would not even invite RP campaign for a meeting or a telephone call. Confrontation was futile since RNC was able to change rules on the spot.