The Nevada Republican Party convention this month was pretty much like every other GOP convention....The convention was fairly evenly split between Mitt Rom ney supporters and party loyalists vs. Ron Paul supporters ...with the insurgents enjoying a sufficient majority not only to elect 22 out of 25 of their own to go to the GOP national convention in Tampa, but to oust the party's sitting National Committeeman and Committeewoman, as well....
But the reality is, the Paul folks played by the rules and more of them attended the convention than the other team. As the saying goes, the world be longs to those who show up. In the meantime, many in the media are scratching their heads wondering...While true that some Paul supporters still hold out hope for a Tampa miracle, the more realistic are already looking well be yond November's election. They know that in politics you often lose a number of early fights in order to gain experience and grow your movement for the long term. Indeed, should Ron Paul “fail” in his presidential effort, he will have nonetheless successfully planted the seeds for an emerging “liberty” movement (not quite the same as the “conservative” movement) that will (hopefully) enjoy far greater political victories in the years to come.
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