Former RNC Chair: ‘We Need Messengers Who Look Like Me’

Melanie Hunter, CNS News, November 14, 2012

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Sunday on C-SPAN’s “Newsmakers” that the GOP needs more diverse messengers.

“We need messengers who look like me. We need messengers who are Hispanic, Asian Americans, women, a cross section of folks who represent communities across the country,” said Steele, who served as RNC chair from 2009 to 2011 and is also former Maryland lieutenant governor.


“To pick up two seats [in the Senate] was a profound effort as well, and it really kind of makes the policy discussion take on a very different hue than it otherwise would. And I think for the Republicans, it was one of those come-to-Jesus moments politically where they have to reassess and re-evaluate exactly whether they want to be a relevant political party going forward,” he added.


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  • EndTimesComing

    Yeah, it did so well for the Republican Party when Steele headed up the RNC. What we NEED is more candidates who look and think like people on AmRen. Solid, middle America type conservatives who are fed up with both the donkey and the elephant selling us out. It will happen. Through the ballot box or by other means. The Republicans need to get a clue and realize that it’s better through the ballot box, that they could WIN if they’d quit putting up RINO’s, and the “other means” can get pretty messy. Secessions and revolutions always are.

  • Triarius

    Republicans would do better by going farther right, and having a whites only party or being extremely conservative.

    Going Democratic Lite will hasten their demise. But maybe that is a good thing.

    • Allwyn Mayer

      That sounds like Hitler…and we all know how his life ended…we all know how his “fatherland” was utterly destroyed thanks to his racial hate-mongering and pathological political irredentism. So go ahead, don the pointed hats and burn some crosses..but then don’t be surprised if you find yourself behind bars someday.

      • Sherman_McCoy

        Isn’t there a bridge somewhere under which you need to be lurking with the rest of the trolls?

      • bluegrass91

        Excellent trolling, and well articulated. If the Nazis did it, then you’ll be a Nazi if you do the same thing.

        Apparently, some Nazis liked beer.

        I like beer.

        Therefore, I’m likely going to start some concentration camps.

      • huh


      • Dan Reardon

        Mr Mayer, You’ve got it all wrong. You can be as racist as you want. You can stand outside a polling place and intimidate old people. You can gather flash mobs and have the KO game. You can even sit in a racist church and listen to racist speech for 20 years and still become president of the good old US of A. What you are not allowed to be is a White racist. Good try though and I’m sure the crowd at MTV are very proud of you.

        • Pelayo

          Hell you can even call for the killing of Whites and their babies and not get arrested.

      • BernieGoetzFan

        That sounds like Jeremiah Wright.

      • StillModerated

        Jawohl, Herr Mayer.

  • Translation: Make me RNC Chairman again so I can give the RNC credit cards back to subordinates that also look like me so they can use them at lesbian bondage bars.

    Yes, that actually happened.

  • cecilhenry

    WE don’t need immigrants.

    But it we ever do need immigrants, they need to look like ME.

    Same logic, same sense.

  • What we need is a messenger that is about 5′ 9″ 155 lbs. with black hair, brown eyes and a curious little mustache.

  • FloridaGal2005

    These folks are actually working for our cause. The more they drive us away from the Republican Party, the more chance a third party will rise that does have OUR interests.

    • StillModerated


  • Liberalsuck

    Yes, Mr. Steele. They need another nonwhite chairperson who supports anti-white policies (aka affirmative action) and who will constantly insult their voting base by accusing them of being racists. Sarcasm aside, what was the RNC thinking by making him a chairman? He once said an employer was racist by saying, “Oh, you sounded taller on the phone.” I doubt it. Steele used a classic line that Jackie Gleason made on Smokey And The Bandit when his character (the sheriff) realized he had been talking to a black sheriff on the line the whole time when he said, “I’m sorry; you sounded taller on the phone.”

  • IstvanIN

    The ANC looks like Steel, and that is where we are headed.

  • puffdaddy

    Who is going to pay the bills for the Welfare State Mr Steele? People who look like you? I doubt it. Someone better realize that if the bloated state is to continue we need as many white people as possible to work to foot the bill.

  • annapolis

    Like a hole in the head. Shut up lying back stabbing treasonous cocksuck who thought he could swindle and lie his way into the party and then brag about voting for the offspring of the white whore and marxist commie in his book? These are some arrogant bastards only trying to infiltrate like spies and tear down the fabric of white western society.

    Does Steele think he is mohammed the muslim since prophet is translated as messenger?

    • Pelayo

      How did you get away with the “CS” word? I remarked that Chris Matthews was a
      ” horse’s ass” which he most definitely is and it was edited.

  • seek

    Well, Steele would say something like that, wouldn’t he? Affirmative action is pretty much how he got to be RNC chairman in the first place. His tenure was more a symptom than a disease; he never would have been considered for the post had white party bigwigs not been so timorous about their image as boosters of “inclusion” and “diversity.”
    At least the good Michael Steele, a white woman, is still alive, well and beautiful. God bless the Bangles.

  • Pelayo

    A friend of mine predicted that by 2016 Michelle Obama will have been primed for the Presidential nomination.

  • StillModerated

    Steal ran for senate and lost. The people who looked like him voted for a Jew, Ben Cardin.