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“Mass Hysteria” at Mizzou GOP Caucus

“Police and organizers shut down proceedings at one of Missouri’s largest caucuses (on Saturday), as Ron Paul supporters feuded with local GOP leaders,” ABC reports. “’It’s like the Hatfields and the McCoys around here,’ St. Charles County’s former GOP chairman told ABC News, after police arrived on-scene with a helicopter and removed Paul backers .

“In St. Charles, an exurb of St. Louis and one of the state’s largest GOP counties, Paul supporters sought to elect their own chairman and adopt their own rules when proceedings opened.”

“More from the New York Times: ‘The unrest began as the caucus at Francis Howell North High School was called to order more than an hour late, then delayed again when a member of the crowd refused to put away a video camera, as required by the rules outlined by the local Republican Party…St. Charles was supposed to select the most delegates of any single caucus in the state, and turnout was much higher than expected.’”