If a betting market exists for whether the GOP convention will take place in Houston or virtually, smart money at this point is on virtual.
This is bad news for the GOP.
On a town hall call, Chairman James Dickey stated that a virtual convention is not ideal for the majority of delegates. He’s right.
As a quick refresher.
The Texas GOP has planned for months to host an in-person convention in Houston. Now that hyped Marxist rioting has subsided and COVID19 case counts are on the rise, rancor for a second shutdown is ratcheting up.
Last week, GOP party leadership, months after it began furtively devising a virtual-only convention contingency plan, moved to adopt rules needed to implement the secretive solution.
An online-hostage-at-home convention is not popular with the party faithful, with love for the technological failsafe largely confined to eggheads overly concerned by derision from the cackling hordes on the left.Read More