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"Was TotalF*ckingTrainWreck.com already taken?": Matt Bai's spot-on jab to pollster Frank Luntz about new Republican Convention web page

The RNC launched a new FAQ page to remind primary voters that their ballot cast for Trump was in vain


Brendan Gauthier
April 2, 2016 12:33AM (UTC)

Conservative strategist Frank Luntz announced on his Twitter Friday that the Republican National Convention created a page on its website to "prepare voters for a contested convention" in July:

The "new web site" is simply an added page on the GOP's already existing site, and acts to inform voters of the electoral process rather than "prepare" them for a contested convention. That said, the info seems implicitly geared toward voters who mistakenly thought their primary vote factored into the majority decision of convention delegates.

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The RNC's move is in direct conflict with the primary process, through which voters have expressed overwhelming support for Donald Trump, much to the GOP establishment's chagrin.

It also indicates a potentially crippling unrest between Republican voters and party leaders — something Yahoo! political columnist, Matt Bai, encapsulated quite perfectly in his response:

This subsequently sparking a delightful back-and-forth:

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Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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