Early this morning I posted the article “Political Parties–Not the Primary Voters–Choose Their Nominees.” If you haven’t already read that brief article (549 words) and watched the video (4 minutes), I suggest you click the previous link and read it as preface to this article.
That first article was based on a CNBC video interview of Republican National Committee (RNC) member Curly Haugland who explained a rule of the “Republican Party” (an entity whose precise meaning and membership is not commonly known, but does not include all of the “riff-raff” who voted in the Republican primary elections). According to Mr. Haugland, the “Republican Party” (whatever that is) will decide who’ll be the Republican candidate for President while the Republican primary election voters’ preferences will carry no real authority. I.e., the primary elections don’t count.
Assuming Mr. Haugland’s admission legally accurate, it is explosive. He has almost certainly ignited a political revolution.
Y’say Y’want a Rev-o-lu-tion?
RNC-member Haugland has unwittingly opened a can of worms that won’t be easily closed or forgotten. Just today—just one day after CNBC posted Mr. Haugland’s original video-interview—The Washington Times published an article entitled “RNC weighs scrapping convention rule book to head off anti-Trump maneuvers“.*
That article declares in part, that: