Posted by Darth Venomous @ 17:14
Denizens, I realize youse guys get sick & tired of me ranting and raving all the rime…
K’HADIBAK’H: Whatever gave you that idea, m’lord?
VENOMOUS: Hush, you.
Anyway, I figured I’d give you guys some good news, just in case this had flown under your radar: Widdle Mikey Steele is out as GOP chairman.
Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus was elected chair of the Republican National Committee on Friday, defeating four other candidates — including incumbent Michael S. Steele — in seven rounds of voting.
Priebus never trailed in the voting, slowly building on his tally until he surpassed a majority of the 168 voting members.
Steele, the gaffe-prone former lieutenant governor of Maryland who was elected as chairman in January 2009, dropped out of contention after the fourth round of balloting.
Probably the best decision he made during his two years in office.
Don’t know much about Priebus – from what little I’ve read from him, Dan Riehl hates his guts – but he did oversee the defeat of Widdle Russie “Fifi” Feingold…and, even in this recent era of anti-Demoscum-incumbent sentiment, that’s no mean feat.
Time will tell if he’s any sort of improvement, or just a white Mikey Steele. But I’m willing to give him a chance, at least, on the hope that he’s not as incompetent as Steele.
Besides…he’s not Steele, and that has to count for something. Right?