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Tag: MIGOP Policy Committee
By Kevin Rex Heine, Section News
I've been a more-or-less regular contributor to this site since June 28th, 2008, and more than once I've referenced John F. Kennedy's admonition that those who insist on making a peaceful takeover impossible ultimately make takeover by revolt necessary. Without variation, that reference has been in the context of yet another ham-handed move, by the blueblood elites that populate the state party's halls of power, to shut down the voice of the grassroots volunteers and convention delegates.
Just in case the bluebloods weren't paying attention, the August 2010 State Convention, the May 2012 State Convention, and the February 2013 State Convention sent a pretty consistent message that the rank and file are beyond fed up with party leadership (both internal and publicly elected) behaving like their priority is staying in power rather than in delivering results consistent with the party platform. However, what came out of the State Committee (specifically, the Policy Committee) over the weekend didn't do anything to advance a détente. Realistically, the net result may have been to provide the liberty-minded network with a primary target that heretofore wasn't even on the radar.
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