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Media Myth vs Delegate Reality
From: RightMichigan.com

The media elites (to say noting of the party elites) would love to have you believe their linethat Romney’s wins in Michigan and Arizona last night have him back in command of the primary contest heading into Super Tuesday, where ten states await him.  Their meme is that, though the win in Michigan was ugly and close, Romney is now the presumptive nominee; it’s just a matter of how long it’s going to take to clear the rest of the field.

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From: Redstate.com
Posted by Spunky (Diary)
Friday, March 2nd at 3:32PM EDT

RightMichigan has done a great job exposing the shenanigans in this week’s MI Primary delegate allocation fiasco.  I am a Michigan voter for Santorum, but this isn’t about Rick Santorum.   Nor is it completely about who gets that lone “at-large” delegate.  This is about the integrity of the election process.

It was clear reading former MI GOP chair and Romney supporter Saul Anuzis’s Facebook in the days leading up to Tuesday that the Romney camp didn’t like Santorum’s tactic of reaching out to Democrat’s in the open primary.   Never mind that it was Romney backers who wanted the open primary, Santorum used it to his advantage and they cried,  ”foul!”   Politics and rhetoric is the game and both campaigns were playing it to their advantage in Michigan’s tight race.  But at least we had the “integrity of the system” to decide the relative dishonesty and tactics of a particular candidate.

The voters gave Romney a narrow win in the state-wide popular vote and via MI-GOP rules a 15-15 split in delegates. Not enough for Romney to claim a clear victory in his “homestate.”   Santorum took to the air to claim his share of the spoils and Romney backers on the MI-GOP Credentials Committee took to the backroom to “fix” an error.

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