Monday, December 13, 2010

Sources Say Steele Will Seek Second Term As RNC Chair

Steele needs to go away. It would be better if he were to bow out gracefully but a route will work too. I read the other day that a group is trying to get Sarah Palin to put her hat in the ring for RNC Chairman. She would do an awesome job in that role. She is a natural cheerleader, has an uncanny ability to raise funds and she can convey a message in a way that gets people excited.

This article makes reference to the big gains made in the November elections being on Steele's watch. Yep, and the sun even shines on a dogs ass once in a while. The two have nothing in common. We, The People, have had it. It wouldn't have mattered if charles manson was the RNC Chairman, the democrats would have gotten the shit kicked out of them. Can you imagine the gains that would have been made if someone who had a clue had been in charge?

by Doug McKelway - FoxNews

Controversial Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, who last month presided over the GOP's biggest electoral gains since 1938, will announce tonight that he is running for re-election, Fox News has learned from two RNC members.

Ending weeks of rumors that he would not seek a second term, Steele plans to throw his hat into the ring during a conference call with RNC members at 7:30 p.m. ET, the sources said. Steele is said to be amused by false reports of his retirement and intentionally kept his plans secret for the last month in order to flush out competitors for the post, Fox has learned.

During Steele's tenure, Republicans picked up 63 House seats in last month's elections, the biggest gain in more than seven decades. But Steele has been dogged by criticism from some Republicans who see him as prone to missteps.

Criticism of Steele has helped lead to a crowded field of challengers seeking to head the RNC. Among those who have officially announced they are in the race are Saul Anuzis, a committee member from Michigan who ran and lost to Steele in 2009, and Reince Priebus of Wisconsin, a former member of Steele's inner circle, along with former Luxembourg Ambassador Anne Wagner

Former RNC Political Director under Steele Gentry Collins and Maria Cino, a former Bush administration official are also both flirting with a run.

Members of the Republican National Committee will select a chairman to lead the organization in January.