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  •  Would he win a clear majority (1+ / 0-)
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    subtropolis

    or whatever their rules require, if the Gingrich, Santorum, etc Delegates are in that first round? Im sure I already know the answer... and am going to go research the counts.. but throw the question out there regardless.

    •  He's got 1575 delegates. (2+ / 0-)
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      LieparDestin, glorificus

      More than everyone else combined, by far.

      http://elections.nytimes.com/...

      So again, I'm not sure of the rules.  But my uneducated guess would be that Mittens would clinch the nomination in the first round.

      Still hoping for a floor fight from angry Paul-ites, but since they get to cast a vote for their hero, they might be placated.  Maybe.

      Romney-Ryan 2012. Because Hoovervilles are greatly missed.

      by StonyB on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 09:34:56 PM PDT

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      •  What I want to see ... (3+ / 0-)
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        StonyB, G2geek, Aquarius40

        ... is for a Ron Paul-bot to stand up on his chair one after the other, screaming, "Point of Order ...."!

        I hope the Paul-bots realize this:  Ron Paul ain't gettin' any younger.

        I would tip you, but the man took away my tips.

        by Tortmaster on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 10:15:54 PM PDT

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        •  Rand Paul = Ron Paul 2.0 (n/t) (1+ / 0-)
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          G2geek

          Romney-Ryan 2012. Because Hoovervilles are greatly missed.

          by StonyB on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 10:49:21 PM PDT

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          •  I agree, StonyB, but it would ... (1+ / 0-)
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            StonyB

            ... be like having Tonight Show host Johnny Carson instead of Jay Leno to some of the long-time crazies, at least that's what I suspect.  

            They need to make their move now! Go Paul-bots! ; )

            I would tip you, but the man took away my tips.

            by Tortmaster on Tue Aug 28, 2012 at 12:25:32 AM PDT

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