April 15, 2016

Donald Trump is still fuming about being out played in the delegate fight in the state of Colorado. He just penned a piece in the WSJ that dropped this morning called Let Me Ask America A Question

On Saturday, April 9, Colorado had an “election” without voters. Delegates were chosen on behalf of a presidential nominee, yet the people of Colorado were not able to cast their ballots to say which nominee they preferred.
Let me ask America a question: How has the “system” been working out for you and your family?

He's been making the case that the rules have been rigged by insiders even though his campaign knew all about the rules that Colorado were using all along.

Now, some of his wackiest supporters are using "Jim Crow" as a way to attack the delegate process. Alex Jones said, the delegate-selection process in Colorado “makes Jim Crow look like a blessing.”

And it hasn't stopped there.

Dr. Ben Carson joined Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC this morning and he made the same analogy about the RNC and the rules that Colorado adopted for delivering their delegates.

Mitchell reminded Carson that the Republican Party "is a private organization," and read a statement from the RNC's Sean Spicer:

"The rules surrounding the delegate selection have been clearly laid out in every state and territory and while each state is different, each process is easy to understand for those willing to learn it." Mitchell continued, "take note, Donald Trump is the PS, unspoken."

That's when Ben Carson flipped into la-la land by saying,

"Yea, well, during the Jim Crow era, those were the rules too. They were written, everybody knew about them - didn't make them right."

Dr. Carson is saying that poor Donald Trump has been subjected to the same horrific indignities as were African Americans under Jim Crow because he got played in the Colorado delegate hunt. That seems reasonable, doesn't it?

Carson, the man who hasn't met a pyramid that wasn't built to store grain, in the next breath tried to walk it back a little by saying, "but I'm not saying this is the same thing, but you get my point."

No we don't, Ben Carson. It is not in the same universe. Stop using slavery and Jim Crow to defend Donald Trump or any candidate when you're discussing the election process and delegate counts.

Is that really too much to ask?

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