Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Nevada GOP Cancels Convention, Opts for Conference Call

We don't post much on politics (although we have a sincere interest in politicians) but this story from the Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire had a whiff of Onion about it:

Citing a lack of interest, the Nevada Republican Party has called off its state convention and will instead pick its delegates to the national convention by private conference call.

The state party broke up its original convention in April when supporters of Ron Paul hijacked the proceedings and tried to elect delegates for their candidate to the national GOP convention in September. Party officials tried to reconvene on July 26, but they needed a quorum of 675 and received only 300 RSVPs, according to local reports....MORE