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November 16, 2010

RNC Political Director Resigns, Unloads On Steele; Says Lack of Funds at the RNC Cost Us Up to 21 Winnable House Seats

Do I believe that? I believe ten, easy.

What up?

He makes the case that the party’s lack of money directly resulted in missed opportunities in an otherwise stellar year for the GOP.

Collins cites a study that he says found that the GOP could have won the Washington and Colorado Senate races with a better field operation and says that he’d chalk up narrow gubernatorial losses in Connecticut, Minnesota and Vermont to the same lack of funds for a ground game.

The veteran Republican operative also tallies 21 House contests in every corner of the country that he asserts “could have been competitive if not for lack of funds.”

As Allah writes, no, this isn't all about Steele, but it's hard to escape the conclusion he's a net-negative. Like many other people, I supported Steele's election to this position; but he's just not at all suited for it.



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