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Lori Wallach and Michael Hudson Debate Trump’s Plan to Impose Steel & Aluminum Tariffs

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No, Michael Steele doesn’t need to show ‘grace’ when insulted on his race

I’m so mad I don’t even know where to begin with this. I’m not struggling for words about the latest embers of the dumpster fire that is President Trump’s West Wing. Or the newest nugget about whatever Jared Kushner is doing. No, I’m still roiling angry about that interview Michael Steele did with his longtime “friend” […]

Steele Fires Back at CPAC Official Who Said Race Got Him RNC Chairman Role

Last week, during a major dinner at CPAC, one of the event’s spokespeople made a pretty insulting comment regarding Michael Steele, former chairman of the Republican National Committee. CPAC communications director Ian Walters accused the GOP of essentially making an affirmative action hire in naming Steele as the party leader in 2009. Show More Summary

GOP Ignores Its First Black Chairman Michael Steele At Its Own Awards For African Americans

Republican awards honoring conservative African Americans were absent the party's first black chairman.

CPAC’s drive-by racism: The saga of Michael Steele

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

In a previous life, this writer worked as a coalitions director for the Republican National Committee.

‘It’s crazy’: Morning Joe panel agrees CPAC debacle proves ‘the Republican Party has lost its mind’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” hosted former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele to discuss his feud with Conservative Political Action Conference organizers. CPAC communications director Ian Walters said Steele was picked to lead the RNC from 2009 to 2011 because...

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Are Mona Charen and Michael Steele “Woke” Now? No.

They’re probably shocked, shocked to find out that gambling is going on in here, too. It’s tough to have sympathy for ultraconservative syndicated columnist Mona Charen (whose columns could knock an insomniac out) in the wake of the rude treatment she received from the cretins at CPAC this weekend, when she condemned Donald Trump’s disrespectful... Read more »

MSNBC Analyst Michael Steele To Conservative Honcho: “I’ve Taken Crap You Have No Idea About”

Republican MSNBC political analyst Michael Steele confronted the head of the American Conservative Union over controversial comments made at CPAC yesterday suggesting Steele had previously been chosen the Republican National Committee...Show More Summary

Former RNC Chair Fires Back At Claim He Was Only Hired Because He Was Black

Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele blasted Friday a leading conservative’s speech that claimed that he had only been hired because he is black as “painfully stupid.”

Michael Steele: Racial Comment at Confab Shows GOP 'Stupidity'

Conservative activist Ian Walters said Steele was chosen to run the Republican National Committee because he's black.

Watch ex-RNC head Michael Steele unleash holy hell on CPAC exec over ‘black guy’ slur

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Former RNC head Michael Steele got into a heated talk with CPAC executive Matt Schlapp on Saturday after a speaker at the conservative conference slurred him as a “black guy” during a speech Friday night. The confrontation began with Schlapp apologizing profusely to Steele. That...

Steele Battles CPAC Head Over Racist Comment

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

As I reported earlier today, last night CPAC communications director Ian Walters drew gasps from the audience when he declared that Michael Steele had only been elected RNC chairman because he is black. This afternoon Steele got into...Show More Summary

Michael Steele blasts CPAC official for 'painfully stupid' insult about his race

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Steele was critical of CPAC's communications director, who said Steele was chosen as RNC chairman because he was black.        

Former RNC chair Michael Steele refuses CPAC official’s apology for racist insult

Former RNC chair Michael Steele on Friday refused an apology from Conservative Political Action Conference communications director Ian Walters, who said during a dinner earlier in the evening that Steele had only been elected chairman “because he was a Black guy.” “He did call and tried to explain himself,” Steele told MSNBC’s Joy Reid. “And he related […]

CPAC Official: We Elected Michael Steele As [RNC] Chairman Because He's A Black Guy

It's not often these kind of things get said out loud (at a large public dinner no less), that conservatives consider blacks as token hires, but I guess anything goes these days. Michael Steele, who was there in attendance, was not amused. Show More Summary

CPAC Official Shocks Audience: We Elected Michael Steele As RNC Chairman Because He’s A Black Guy

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Observer reports: Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) communication director Ian Walters sparked controversy with a racially charged insult hurled at former RNC chair Michael Steele on Friday night. “We elected Mike Steele...Show More Summary

Michael Steele responds to “black guy” comment at CPAC

A CPAC official reportedly said tonight: “We elected Mike Steele as chairman because he was a black guy, that was the wrong thing to do,” Michael Steele...

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