What in the World?!
Over the past few days there has been a lot of prognosticating about why Romney and the Republicans did not do as well as many expected.
Many people cite the GOP’s poor performance with Latinos. If this is true it essentially means that Rick Perry was right.
Missouri Caucuses: Rowdy St. Charles Caucus Shutdown
Saturday the 17th: Missouri held caucuses to assign delegates. (The Primary in February did not count.) Missouri has not held a caucus in at least 15 years and it showed. The St. Charles Caucus, which was the largest and had the most delegates to assign, was shutdown after things got too rowdy. Two people were arrested.
The Saint Louis Post-Dispatch reports:
Buddy Hardin, a Romney leader and longtime behind-the-scenes force in GOP politics in St. Charles County, alleged that Santorum supporters and caucus organizers sought to close the meeting after they realized that Paul and Romney backers had formed an alliance to share the county’s delegates.
“Once they realized they didn’t have a slate and they wouldn’t get any delegates, they tanked it,” Hardin alleged. He said the shutdown was carried out “to avoid a Santorum embarrassment and loss.”
Here is the full article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Conflict, strategy mark Missouri caucuses.
Here is some video that was taken against procedures (recording devices were not allowed).
Thanks to peethasaur at YouTube for the video. There are more videos about the caucus on peethasaur’s channel.
The Tao of Santorum II
“The apostles of this pseudo-religion believe that America and its people are the source of the earth’s temperature. I do not.” - Rick Santorum
Santorum claims climate change is a ‘pseudo-religion’! Sorry Rick wrong again. ‘Pseudo’ means false or pretend. Climatologists and environmentalists are not ‘pretending’ that global warming and climate change are a religion. Actually, they claim it is based upon science, which it is! Science and religion promote different world views: religion views the world through the lens of tradition and faith; science views the world through the lens of observation and experimentation. So no, climate change is not a “pseudo-religion.” Not even close.