Rand Paul forces suffer setback vs. GOP establishment

Rand Paul forces suffer setback vs. GOP establishment

 

Politico ^ | 4/12/13 | JAMES HOHMANN

 

Official portrait of United States Senator (R-KY).

Official portrait of United States Senator (R-KY). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013 9:05:27 AM by Bratch

 

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — In the GOP’s ongoing establishment vs. grassroots saga, chalk one up for the establishment.

 

Since Mitt Romney’s loss, the Rand Paul wing of the party has been on the ascendency. But libertarians hit a roadblock Friday as the Republican National Committee opted at its spring meeting to keep in place a host of rules rammed through by the Romney campaign at last year’s national convention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The move represents at least a small setback to Rand Paul’s 2016 hopes, potentially making it more difficult for him or another candidate with strong grassroots support to pick up delegates.

 

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Had the rules been in effect last year — they were adopted after Mitt Romney secured the nomination — the former Massachusetts governor would likely have wrapped up the nomination much earlier and avoided the drawn-out warfare that weakened him heading into the general election against Barack Obama.

 

 

 

 

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IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF...

IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD, MENTALLY ILL? (Photo credit: SS&SS)

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to Rand Paul forces suffer setback vs. GOP establishment

  1. Gunny G says:

    Posted to fr article….

    “…saw an article the other day where an old Marine coined what has to be the bottom line of all bottom lines…..something like… we will never again out vote the imported commie votes….etc.”

    Semper Trvth!
    *****”

  2. Gunny G says:

    Reblogged this on THE NEW GUNNY G BLOG, ETC. ! and commented:

    GyG

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