Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Is Ron Paul Secretly Winning The Missouri Caucus? - Business Insider

Is Ron Paul Secretly Winning The Missouri Caucus? - Grace Wyler, Business Insider:

March 20 - "Ron Paul's quiet pursuit of delegates appears to be paying off. Early results from Missouri's caucuses this weekend show that the long-shot libertarian candidate is significantly outperforming his rivals in the race for delegates. Senior campaign advisors tell Business Insider that Paul appears to have picked up the majority of Missouri's delegates....

"In Missouri, Paul's robust and aggressive organization has filled a void left by Santorum's lackluster operation. As in Iowa, Maine, and other states, Paul organizers have taken advantage of caucus chaos to stage legitimate takeovers of several county contests. In St. Charles County, outside St. Louis, the crowd was so unruly that party leaders were forced to shut down the caucus before delegates were elected, and two Paul supporters were arrested.

"On a conference call with reporters today, senior [Santorum] campaign strategist John Yob told reporters that they anticipate Santorum will win a majority of delegates in the Show Me State. But reports from the caucuses indicate that the Santorum campaign was completely outmaneuvered by the Paul campaign."

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/is-ron-paul-secretly-winning-the-missouri-caucus-2012-3#ixzz1phUM9yAw
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