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Ron Paul delegates get worse seats than Republicans from Guam, Samoa

Posted By admin On August 28, 2012 @ 8:08 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Richard Dunham
Houston Chronicle [1]
Aug 28, 2012

There’s a heavy price to be paid if you’re a Ron Paul support in Mitt Romney’s city.

For one thing, you get a seat on the fringes of the convention arena.

How far from the podium are Paul-dominated delegations sitting?

Let’s put it this way. Delegates from U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa and the Northern Marianas Islands get better seats than Ron Paul’s supporters.

The Marianas entourage managed to wangle some really good seats — next to the Michigan delegation (Mitt Romney’s native state).

According to a convention seating chart obtained by POLITICO [2], “the delegations from Nevada, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota and Oklahoma all located on the outer fringe of the convention floor. Each are states with significant Paul followings.”

Full article here [1]


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[1] Houston Chronicle: http://bangordailynews.com/2012/08/28/politics/ron-paul-delegates-get-worse-seats-than-republicans-from-guam-samoa/

[2] According to a convention seating chart obtained by POLITICO: http://images.politico.com/global/2012/08/rnc_delegate_seating_forum_level_3_8-15-12_alt_del.html

[3] GOP Makes Sure Ron Paul Supporters Get Seats in Nose Bleed Section at RNC: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gop-makes-sure-ron-paul-supporters-get-seats-in-nose-bleed-section-at-rnc.html

[4] RNC, Romney Combine to Quiet Ron Paul and his Delegates: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rnc-romney-combine-to-quiet-ron-paul-and-his-delegates.html

[5] Republicans Are Finally Getting Nervous About Ron Paul’s Secret Delegate Strategy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/republicans-are-finally-getting-nervous-about-ron-pauls-secret-delegate-strategy.html

[6] RNC Threatens To Bar Nevada To Stop Delegates Voting For Ron Paul: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rnc-threatens-to-bar-nevada-to-stop-delegates-voting-for-ron-paul.html

[7] Republican Delegates Can Ignore Any “Committment” to Vote for Mitt Romney, and Can Instead Vote for Ron Paul If They Want: http://www.prisonplanet.com/republican-delegates-can-ignore-any-%e2%80%9ccommittment%e2%80%9d-to-vote-for-mitt-romney-and-can-instead-vote-for-ron-paul-if-they-want.html

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