What more can be said?
They ejected a member of the body FROM the proceedings of the body. There are no provisions that allow this.
They then conducted a secret vote on the status of that member of the body, apparently without allowing that member to actually cast a vote.
None of the so-called “leaders” in the room introduced a resolution to table this insane purge of a popular and well-supported member of the LNC and focus on the important business at hand.
As a result, 80%+ of the real business time was spent on a small clique’s agenda to isolate and exclude a duly-elected member of the committee.
No comment or action taken on the LNC’s financial situation.
No comment or action taken on any number of ballot access lawsuits threatening the status of state parties around the country.
No comment or action taken on the election.
No comment or action taken on the nationalization of Fannie and Freddie, and the $2.8 trillion in “guarantees” the feds added to our already staggering national debt.
Oh, some throwaway resolution about Afghanistan, issued three to five years late.
The LNC is a fool’s chamber. In its current incarnation it serves no purpose. It has no function, impedes the growth of liberty, and cannot adhere to basic principles of openness, accountability, or even its own bylaws for basic administration of a democratic body that is supposed to represent its constituents (who pay, lest we forget, to be members).
It is useless. Stop sending it money and let it go out of business. That will only aid the candidacies of folks like Dr. Munger who are actually doing exciting things, and it will eliminate most of the angst and roadblocks that make running for office as a Libertarian a difficult proposition internally.
Hopefully, the marketplace of ideas will provide something more useful and dynamic in its place.