Louisiana GOP convention descends into chaos

What happened over the weekend at the Louisiana Republican state convention was a travesty of democracy, with tactics used by the LA GOP "regulars" akin to the worst of the Nazis. Strong stuff? You betchya. I have made no secret of my disdain for Ron Paul and most of his supporters. But what happened to them at the LA convention is a frightening example of the corruption of power. Read the whole story here. By the numbers: 1. Ron Paul supporters attended the state caucuses in large numbers, electing 62% of all delegates to the state convention statewide. Rick Santorum may have won the Louisiana primary. But it was Ron Paul delegates, playing by the rules established by the state party, who ended up being the dominant force at the state convention. 2. Having played by the rules in electing a majority of delegates, the Ron Paul supporters continued to abide by procedure and elected a new rules chairman. 3. The state chair refused to recognize that election, calling on the old rules...(Read Full Post)