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Rule 40B cannot be allowed to swing both ways based on the Establishment’s whims

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In 2012, the Establishment had an agenda. They didn’t want Ron Paul and his “crazies” mucking up the Republican convention by trying to draw attention to themselves. They wanted to demonstrate unity by having all of the attention paid to the nominee, Mitt Romney. As a result, RNC Rule 40B was established. Now, the tables have turned and none of their guys has a chance at the nomination, so there has been talks of eliminating the suddenly outdated rule. This would be a betrayal to the base of the Republican party and would represent the reality that the Establishment wants control of the party more than they want a victory in November. Read More