Fmr. RNC Chairman Accuses Current RNC Chairman Of “Crapping” On His Legacy

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 5:58 am

Michael Steele, the former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, is less than thrilled with the current head of the RNC, Reince Priebus. Priebus came to power by beating Steele in the 2011 RNC chair election after Steele helped lead the Republican Party to taking back the House of Representatives in the 2010 midterm election. [...]

RNC Using the Mediscare, Attacking From the Left

By: Thursday August 4, 2011 2:29 pm

Here’s another example of Barack Obama’s attempt at dealmaking during the debt limit debate coming back to haunt the Democratic Party. This is posted at the RNC’s website: For The Record…It Was Obama Who Offered To Cut Hundreds Of Billions In Medicare During The Debt Debate OBAMA AND DEMOCRATS PUT MEDICARE CUTS IN DEBT CEILING [...]

Michael Steele Now Available to Ruin the Reputation of Other Organizations

By: Friday January 14, 2011 1:19 pm

The RNC is meeting to choose their new chairman for the 2011-2012 cycle. They’re through four ballots so far. After nearly tying the front runner, Wisconsin GOP chair Reince Priebus, on the first ballot, incumbent chairman and human Kick-Me sign Michael Steele dropped support in each of the three subsequent ballots. In a rare moment [...]

Steele Thinks Republican Base, Media Won’t Find Translation of Spanish

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 1:48 pm

Like a Presidential candidate of the 19th century who would tell different things to different audiences and hope that nobody finds out the difference due to the relative lack of long-distance communication, RNC Chairman Michael Steele told Univision yesterday that the immigration law SB1070 in Arizona “is not a reflection” on the entire party, and [...]

Boycotts Of Arizona Continue

By: Wednesday May 12, 2010 1:26 pm

The Los Angeles City Council just voted to engage in an economic boycott of Arizona, as the fallout from their harsh immigration law continues. This could amount to as much as $56 million in business moving away from Arizona and toward other states. And they are just one of the many California cities whose councils [...]

Heading For the Exits at the RNC

By: Tuesday April 6, 2010 12:14 pm

Late yesterday, Michael Steele’s chief of staff resigned from the Republican National Committee. Strategist Cut Anderson left as well. Now Brian Beutler reports that more staffers are looking to walk away from the RNC: “People are sending out resumes,” the consultant says. “[T]his is another shoe that has dropped.” This is happening at all levels [...]

Steele Plays the Race Card

By: Monday April 5, 2010 6:44 am

In his first interview since a series of missteps last week. Michael Steele suggested race is a factor in his – and President Obama’s – struggles since their respective elections to positions of political power. I’m sure his cohorts in the Republican Party are thrilled that he just depicted them as a bunch of racists [...]

RNC Bondage Club Party Scandal Keeps Turning Up More Scandal-y Goodness

By: Tuesday March 30, 2010 7:23 am

Bondage-gate (now there’s a nickname I’ve been longing to apply) just took a hilarious turn. It turns out that Erik Brown, the OC-area operative who filed for the reimbursement of expenses for Voyeur West Hollywood, did so because the RNC staffer’s credit card was denied. Think about that for a second: you now know Brown’s [...]

Sex Club Patron Expensed By RNC Worked Direct Mail For Poizner, DeVore

By: Monday March 29, 2010 1:57 pm

The name on the reimbursement slip for around $2,000 in “meals” at a bondage-themed nightclub in West Hollywood is Erik Brown. Turns out the guy has a profile as a California political consultant. A California-based political consultant who charged the Republican National Committee nearly $2,000 for a night out at Voyeur – a risque West [...]

The RNC, Living Large In Hollywood

By: Monday March 29, 2010 9:14 am

Looks like Tucker Carlson has collected his first scalp at his Huffington Post rip-off: Michael Steele’s. According to two knowledgeable sources, Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele once raised the possibility of using party money to buy a private jet for his travel. “I know that … regular ongoing use of planes was something that [...]

The Tea Party: Just Another RNC Adjunct

By: Monday February 8, 2010 1:52 pm

There are a lot of thumbsuckers about the Tea Party Convention and “what it all means,” but via Digby, the only thing you have to read to understand what “the movement” is all about is this. In a bid to advance the tea party movement from holding rallies to holding office, the leaders of the [...]

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