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Monday, June 4, 2012

Louisiana GOP Convention Splits; Ron Paul Wins Majority Convention

A divided GOP? Fake Romney slates. Real Ron Paul slates. What will happen when the legally selected Ron Paul delegates butt heads in Tampa with the Romney fake slate delegates? The GOP is fractured and refuses to even abide by its own rules.
A Ron Paul supporter was arrested and emerged with broken fingers and another was reportedly given a dislocated hip after a June 2 Louisiana Republican convention split into two groups. According to Hamdan Azhar at PolicyMic.com, the majority convention backed Paul, and the Texas Congressman will send 27 of 46 Louisiana delegates to the Republican national convention this summer in Tampa. However, GOP establishment forces, who constituted a minority of the delegates in attendance, pledged to send a different, less Paul-friendly delegation to Tampa despite opposition by local Romney campaign officials.
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