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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Republican Delegates Can Ignore Any “Committment” to Vote for Mitt Romney, and Can Instead Vote for Ron Paul If They Want

A fascinating take on the RNC's rules regarding whether or not a delegate is bound or unbound.
We noted last week that it’s still possible for Ron Paul to score an upset win over Mitt Romney. Indeed, the nonpartisan Center for Voting and Democracy (CVAD) reported last December that the the legal counsel for the Republican National Convention said delegates can vote for whoever they want at the National Convention...Ironically, the legal counsel rendered her opinion when a Utah delegate wanted to vote for Mitt Romney in the face of the Utah delegation as a whole going for John McCain.
While the article is instructive on many levels, this reader comment warmed my heart.
The primary reason I will vote for Ron Paul is because he IS anti-war. It’s a plus that he’s also anti-Fed Reserve. That he’s additionally NOT religiously insane is just a cherry on top.
Read the rest here
Washington's Blog

Has the GOP boxed itself into an anti-liberty party of theocrats and neocons with a muscular interventionist foreign policy, statist entitlements and social intolerance?

Judy Morris,
Blogger, THL
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