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Reince Priebus Seals RNC Chairman Spot

Michael Steele ducked out earlier today, giving Wisconsin GOP chief Reince Priebus a much easier ride into the top slot, securing 97 votes; former Michigan GOP Chairman Saul Anuzis nabbed 43 and Mario Cino secured just 28. GOProud’s Christopher Barron was quick with the email blast, congratulating the marriage discrimination advocate: “Today is a good day for conservatives and for the Republican Party. The election of Reince Priebus marks the end of Michael Steeleā€™s disastrous tenure at the RNC. “

By:           Ryan Tedder
On:           Jan 14, 2011
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  • 11 Comments
    • christopher di spirito
      christopher di spirito

      Reince Priebus?

      He sounds like a new Toyota hybrid electric car.

      Jan 14, 2011 at 5:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • justiceontherocks
      justiceontherocks

      Apparently he believes in “the sanctity of marriage given to us by God.”

      Not encouraging.

      Jan 14, 2011 at 5:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hyhybt
      Hyhybt

      How could they call his tenure disastrous? Republicans have done amazingly well this past year, if you like that sort of thing.

      Jan 14, 2011 at 6:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • mark
      mark

      Reince Priebus?

      there’s a salve for that

      Jan 14, 2011 at 6:14 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Obama DID say DADT would happen on his watch... (John From England)
      Obama DID say DADT would happen on his watch... (John From England)

      Can’t wait to hear from all the GOP loving gays on Queerty! Woop! Gay republicans have won!

      Jan 14, 2011 at 6:22 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Devon
      Devon

      Reince Priebus? Sounds like one of them there furiegners to me. LET’S SEE THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE!!!!1!

      Jan 14, 2011 at 8:03 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • tjr101
      tjr101

      Is Reince Priebus some sorta translation for rinse penis?

      Jan 14, 2011 at 11:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • dvlaries
      dvlaries

      It does the Republican party no favors to lose the single high-profile black face it had. But Steele’s credibility never really recovered after that groveling apology to Rush Limbaugh back when.

      Jan 15, 2011 at 12:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeffree
      Jeffree

      Pious Priebus will have a lot on his plate:trying to get RNC out of debt, keeping harmony between the TeaPartyists and oldschool Republicans, & dealing w/ the redistricting.

      I wonder what Steele will do next? He seems to have lost a lot of credibility & “friends” along the way.

      A tell-all “memoir” might just be in his future.

      Jan 15, 2011 at 4:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • SouthSideShorty
      SouthSideShorty

      My, how snarky you people can be. Since you know nothing about this man, isn’t judging him for what he is being “prejudiced” on your part? Isn’t prejudice wrong in your eyes? Or is it only wrong when being applied against you?

      Jan 15, 2011 at 5:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • justiceontherocks
      justiceontherocks

      @ Shorty – We know about him. We know he promised the NOM he would fight marriage equality. That’s not our prejudice. That’s what he said.

      Why would feel the need to defend and apologize for people who don’t like you is hard to understand.

      Jan 15, 2011 at 5:09 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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