Sunday, May 6, 2012
Cat Fight! Romney vs. Paul
We cats have been watching with fascination as the Ron Paul people continue to embarrass the Romney folks at delegate-selecting state party conventions.
Put a check mark next to Maine and Nevada, now. Paul trailed Romney by four points in the Pine Tree State's caucuses on February 11. But this weekend, the libertarian-in-everything-but-abortion whack job from Texas took 21 out of 24 of Maine's delegates to the Republican National Convention in August.
In Nevada, the Paul and Romney people fought tooth and nail yesterday, with two Willard supporters ending up booted from the RNC. Former Governor (!!) Bob List lost his committeeman seat to a Paul guy named James Smack, thus giving a whole new meaning to the term "smackdown."
So, when will the media at large wake up to this story? Don't be afraid guys — it isn't too arcane to explain to laypeople. (Of course, you'll have to put forth a little more effort than usual, but you can do that, right?)
Meanwhile, Ron Paul's steal-the-delegates game is even more proof that the Romneybots are under-organized, overladen with pricey consultants, and don't know what the hell they're doing. We cats PURR.
UPDATE: Aha, it looks like The New York Times has noticed.