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I have been trying to figure out Michael Steele for the last week or so. Every since he won the RNC’s top job that has meant more TV chat show appearances where he talks up tax cuts and talks down Obama. He just doesn’t sound that smart. Yesterday, Steele told a Politico reporter that Obama’s stimulus package “is just a wish list from a lot of people who have been on the sidelines for years.. to get a little bling, bling.”
And, well, he has a history, a bad history. In terms of contributing to the economy, the one thing everyone remembers is the hiring homeless from PA to handout misleading fliers on election day when he ran against Cardin and got trounced. Fisher has the definitive postmortem on that ugly campaign.
This morning I woke up to this thought: Steele is our new Sarah Palin.