The Republican National Committee, after six rounds of bitter infighting and voting, has chosen Maryland's Lt. Governor Michael Steele as its new chairman.
Because, you know, that whole "picking someone from a group you've traditionally screwed over" thing worked out so well for them in the Presidential election.
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Just to calm the far right of the party, according to CNN, Steele stated:
"I'm proud to say I'm a conservative, have been, always will be, So this notion that I'm a moderate is slightly overblown and, quite frankly, a lie."
In other news, Republican governors, including Alaska governor Sarah Palin, are begging Republican Senators and House members, who voted nearly unanimously (and unsuccessfully) against the economic stimulus package that President Obama is touting, to support it.