The Boring Yet Incredibly Important Yet Boring RNC Primary Rules Apocalypse

The Boring Yet Incredibly Important Yet Boring RNC Primary Rules Apocalypse

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Aug. 29 2012 6:40 PM

The Boring Yet Incredibly Important Yet Boring RNC Primary Rules Apocalypse

My new piece explains the complicated and heated weeklong battle of the Ron Paul brigades against the far greater powers of the Romney-run RNC. Short version: If Romney loses, the next primaries will look much more like the front-loaded, winner-take-all heavy contests of 2000 and 2008. Long version: Rand Paul walking around the convention hall personally appealing for Paulians to behave.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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