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February 11, 2012

Romney wins Maine Caucuses

Ron Paul supporters hardest hit.

The Ron Paul campaign had tried to lower expectations somewhat Saturday, alleging that the Romney campaign had been involved in some tricky business, and predicting that the results would be very close.

In particular, a senior Paul aide had suggested that the Romney campaign was involved in the cancellation of a caucus where Pauls campaign had expected to do well. Its not completely insidious, but they knew we were going to swamp it up there, said Paul campaign chairman Jesse Benton.

The state GOP said that the caucus was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Ron Paul supporters engaging in conspiracy theories? What a shock! A few towns also cancelled Saturday night bingo because of the weather. Guess that's on Romney as well?

For the record, I didn't participate in the caucus. The results are non-binding. When the Maine GOP decides to make itself relevant and move to an actual primary that awards delegates, I'll re-register as a Republican and cast a vote. Until then? Meh.


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