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November 12, 2008

Newest Contestant In The RNC Chair Sweepstakes...Teh Fred?

Newt is apparently out and is backing Michael Steele.

Now comes word that Fred Thompson might be interested in the gig.

"I'm extremely excited that he's considering it," said Scooter Clippard, a Middle Tennessee businessman who spearheaded national fundraising for the Thompson and McCain campaigns. "It's time for a change. Fred Thompson would be the absolute best person to articulate that message for the party."

As Allah points out, this could just be a case of Thompson's supporters pushing his name. Either way, I'm sure we'll get a couple of weeks of will he or won't he stories out of it. Kind of familiar, no?

I like Thompson but I think Steele is the way to go. With so few Republicans out there the RNC chair is going to be very visible for the next few years. Steele is young (he just turned 50) and he will get the base excited.

UPDATE: The Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party has announced his candidacy. I'm sure he's a fine fellow and all but um, no thanks.

And below the fold the main reason Steele should win.


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