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Want something worse than re-electing Obama? Well, here it is.............
breitbart ^ | 11/13/12

Posted on 11/13/2012 1:08:28 PM PST by bestintxas

Michael Steele, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee, floated the idea of running again for the RNC chairman position on Sunday.

Asked directly if he would run again on C-Span, Steele said, "It's not a bad idea. I can go shake up the house a little bit more, what do you think?"

"Are you serious?" asked the host.

"We'll see."

Asked when he would announce a decision to run, Steele said, "Oh, I've got time for that."

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: steele
A lib's best dreams would materialize.
1 posted on 11/13/2012 1:08:37 PM PST by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Give the job to West, that will work even better!


2 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:15 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: bestintxas

He gets booted out, calls us racists, and now wants back in?


3 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:40 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: bestintxas

I hear Keith Olberman is looking for work.


4 posted on 11/13/2012 1:13:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: bestintxas

Politics is so much fun. ;-)


5 posted on 11/13/2012 1:14:06 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: bestintxas

Sorry.
This is not good, but it is not worse that the re-election of Obama.


6 posted on 11/13/2012 1:15:41 PM PST by kidd
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To: bestintxas

We found a young lady in Arizona on another thread involving vehicular assault who is more qualified for the job.


7 posted on 11/13/2012 1:19:07 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: bestintxas
he's not a lib. At the same time a far more pressing piece of business is to FIRE that loser Preibus and purge the Rinos from the Committee itself who voted for him.

We don't need their kind around here.

Is the guy running Brietbart these days a Mittbot perhaps? Anyone know?

8 posted on 11/13/2012 1:19:38 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: SpaceBar
You do know the best way for the RNC Chairman to do the job is to simply stay out of the way ~ then you get the greatest electoral victory in the last 70 years.

When the Chairman starts picking the winners and losers you get a debacle like we had last week.

9 posted on 11/13/2012 1:21:39 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: kidd

I’m with you. It may have been said in jest — but nothing — NOTHING — is worse than re-electing Obama.


10 posted on 11/13/2012 1:22:45 PM PST by Exit148
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To: cripplecreek
After following this guy's career fairly closely over the years I can assure you many of his enemies are racists ~ you did know Maryland has an active practicing KKK and they were just fit to be tied when he was elected Lt. Governor ~

Best to make your criticisms in terms of specific failures on his part ~ rather than generalities. I think he did a great job bringing in Hollywood lesbian supporters ~ even Lindsay Lohan ~ somebody got a picture of her without bruises?

11 posted on 11/13/2012 1:25:36 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: bestintxas

No.

Once burned, twice shy.

Steele is a nonstarter . . . . . . . . but, so is anyone who isn’t a guaranteed, 24kt, dyed in the wool, honest-to-God conservative!

But, the GOP is such a crap organization, they won’t care what their former base thinks.

GO TEA PARTY!!


12 posted on 11/13/2012 1:26:44 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: kidd

Mike is pulling your legs ~ he keeps a pulled leg box next to his fireplace in fact ~ tosses one in every now and then just to watch the fat boil and spark!


13 posted on 11/13/2012 1:27:15 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: DustyMoment
The best way to do this is to set up a national committee organization called The New Republican Party and invite the state committees to send representatives (with cash) to a meeting in Texas ~ to be picked by that state party.

You simply make the RNC irrelevant to Republican politics and that gets rid of the worst of the GOP-e.

14 posted on 11/13/2012 1:29:59 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: bestintxas

Sorry, but, there is nothing worse than re-electing obama.

NOTHING.

There may be things equal to re-electing obama but not worse.

We can’t sink any lower than we already have.


15 posted on 11/13/2012 1:39:19 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: muawiyah
Best to make your criticisms in terms of specific failures on his part

His handling of the NY 23rd congressional district (the Dede Scozzafava screwup) was enough to disqualify him forever, as far as I'm concerned. He took a formerly conservative district, did everything possible to bash the conservative who was winning it, and with Dede's help apparently has given it permanently to the Democrats, or at least until the tides shift.

16 posted on 11/13/2012 1:48:14 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: bestintxas

No Thanks...


17 posted on 11/13/2012 2:01:56 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: Cicero

He did? Wow ~ I thought that was the regular district Republican Committee who selected skuzzifuzzy ~ http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/17017/ny-23-scozzafava-tapped-as-gop-candidate/- that was as of July 22. All the other stuff came about LONG AFTER the Republicans didn’t run a primary or a convention to select a candidate to run in a special election ~ very Romneyesque if you ask me. Doug Hoffman was the candidate of that quaint New York party called The Conservative Party. Seriously that committee hadn’t had to worry about a candidate for ages The problem started when the local Republican Representative, John McHugh resigned to become an Obama lackey ~ take it out on that puke. Every other character in this clown show played a secondary roll and did not cause the problem.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 4:31:33 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Cicero
Doug should have stood for that district ~ but since he was running as a Conservative party candidate did you seriously expect the party to rescind the nomination to scuzzyfuzzy and defund her campaign?

One of the things political parties do is get behind their own candidates to the exclusion of outsiders.

Frankly, we'd be better off if we protected our party brand a bit more ~ this last year we had 16 known candidates for the nomination, and only 3 of them had been lifelong Conservative Republicans ~ the best kind BTW.

We should have controlled entry so that candidates who'd been Democrats, or Libertarians, or who'd accepted appointments from Democrats, or who were lead campaign folks for Democrats, or who made donations to Democrats, were FORCED to come across with some exculpatory representations, or stay out of our party and stick with their own kind!

19 posted on 11/13/2012 4:38:07 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Cicero

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1009/28942.html ~ this piece, full of Steele quotes on the matter, suggests your memory is faulty ~ so unless you’ve got something more, accept the fact that you were wrong about scuzzyfuzzy’s popularity with Steele ~ Think about it we want to FLENZE Preibus for, among other things, turning on Akin, the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri ~ and somebody still has a grievance about the previous RNC Chairman who backed having a Republican win the office ~ according to this article either scuzzyfuzzy or Hoffman ~ because, as it turned out, there was this Democrat running and all of us wanted to beat him didn’t we ~ or did we? So many questions; so little time.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 4:52:58 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: bestintxas

Sorry, bad, but not worse than re-electing Obama. Not even close.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 4:55:22 PM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: bestintxas
A lib's best dreams would materialize.

Over stating things, although I do consider Steele to be suboptimal for the job.

I believe that his problems were threefold: He was too much of an activist for the Rockefeller-Ford-Eisenhower old guard; Not enough of of an activist for the fire eaters who were to become in part the organizational backbone of the tea party; Widely viewed as an affirmative action pick.

22 posted on 11/13/2012 5:54:37 PM PST by Fraxinus (My opinion, worth what you paid.)
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To: muawiyah

Normally, the NY Conservative Party gives their line to the Republican. They refused to do so with Scozzafava because she was strongly pro-abortion. And FWIW she was also corrupt and further to the left than the Democrat.

As for getting behind your own party’s candidate, that wasn’t too far from the time when the Republican Establishment betrayed the winner of the Republican primary in Alaska, and instead basically let the current Senator Lisa Murky from Alaska run again after having lost the primary—winning because of corrupt support from the national party.

Return of the Corrupt Bastard’s Club in Alaska, after they had been shoveled out and several of them jailed after Sarah Palin won the governorship.

Steele was only one of those involved. Another was Newt Gingrich, who went out of his way to support Dede—presumably so he could get back into the good graces of Steele and the GOPe.

I used to work in NY, and lived there for quite a while. The chief purpose of the Conservative Party was to hold the NY GOP’s noses to the grindstone, especially on the right to life. As long as they did the minimum, the Conservatives would give them their line. Dede did not meet the minimum.


23 posted on 11/13/2012 6:20:43 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
Newt did one of those advertising bits for every Republican. So the Conservative party forgot to tell him about scuzzyfuzzy?

No way he new every significant detail on any of those guys.

24 posted on 11/13/2012 6:42:24 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Cicero
Didn't Alaska law also allow primary losers to run independently?

Indiana, for instance, has a sore loser law that prohibits that but does Alaska?

25 posted on 11/13/2012 6:44:52 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

I think there were questions about it. I don’t remember the exact details, but something about not having signed up in time to qualify for a write-in line on the ballot. Anyway, the responsible official in Alaska decided that it was OK.

But the real problem was that the party didn’t back the winner who was running as a Republican. Lisa Murkowski was kept on with her chairmanship of an important committee, giving the impression that she could bring a lot of pork back to Alaska, as her father had earlier. And somebody evidently paid off the Eskimo chiefs, who told their tribal members to vote unanimously for Lisa.

She ran as an Independent, and splits from the party on important votes whenever she feels like it.


26 posted on 11/13/2012 7:25:37 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero
You're talking about what the Senate Republicans did ~ not what the Republican party in Alaska did.

I disagreed with them leaving her with seniority and on whatever committees she was on but she may have talents with older men ~ kinda' like that Petraeus girlfriend we've been reading about ~ ability to get under a desk perhaps!

27 posted on 11/13/2012 7:33:52 PM PST by muawiyah
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