Want to change the GOP? Swap out Primaries for State Conventions

In this special episode, we make the full case for why we need to scrap direct primaries and opt for state conventions to choose nominees for major offices.

Drawing on the news that Mitt Romney lost at the Utah convention to an unknown challenger, we demonstrate how representative conventions are in line with what our founders wanted, while direct primaries lead to tyranny of the elites.

We explain the history of the primary process, why it’s nearly impossible for grassroots conservatives to win primaries, how state conventions would level the playing field, and how this would serve as a force multiplier for making our government more responsive to we the people.

Otherwise, we are just wasting our time trying to fix a party that we just can’t change.

Key quote:

“In democracy . . . there are commonly tumults and disorders. . . . Therefore a pure democracy is generally a very bad government. It is often the most tyrannical government on earth.” ~Noah Webster


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Daniel Horowitz is a Senior Editor at Conservative Review, a Conservative writer, and a policy analyst focusing on the hot-button issues in Congress. He is the author of the book, Stolen Sovereignty: How to Stop Unelected Judges from Transforming America.

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