The Art of the DealThere is nothing in the RNC’s rules that prohibits delegates from cutting a deal for their votes, and lawyers say it is unlikely that federal anti-corruption laws would apply to convention horse-trading. (It is not clear that even explicitly selling one’s vote for cash would be illegal.)"
Change the rules on the fly? or give up on a never-ending river of pork? It depends entirely on whether anyone cares enough to Saker these pests closely, so every move is observed.