Saturday, March 17, 2012

Police arrest Ron Paul backers at Missouri caucus

Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus - ABC News:

"Police and organizers shut down proceedings at one of Missouri’s largest caucuses today.... 'It’s like the Hatfields and the McCoys around here,' St. Charles County’s former GOP chairman told ABC News, after police arrived on-scene with a helicopter and removed Paul backers.

"In St. Charles, an exurb of St. Louis and one of the state’s largest GOP counties, Paul supporters sought to elect their own chairman and adopt their own rules when proceedings opened — both of which are part of standard caucus rules and procedure. But as they argued with the caucus chair, Paul supporters held video cameras — against caucus rules, according to a GOP official who was there — and things became contentious."

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