Either PD’s contributors are all vacationing at the same time or no one thinks the Michael Steele controversy is noteworthy. In case you missed it, here’s what the GOP Chairman said at a Connecticut fundraiser last week:
“Keep in mind again, federal candidates, this was a war of Obama’s choosing. This is not something the United States had actively prosecuted or wanted to engage in … If he’s such a student of history, has he not understood that you know that’s the one thing you don’t do, is engage in a land war in Afghanistan? All right, because everyone who has tried, over a thousand years of history, has failed. And there are reasons for that.”
99.999% of republicans and conservatives (not to be confused) are denouncing the comments, with heavyweights like Bill Kristol and Liz Cheney even calling for his head. And perhaps the only elected official defending him is none other than Ron Paul.
So where do you stand? Is it time for Steele, the controversial lightning rod of the GOP, to go?