January 14th, 2011 | by JAMES PITKIN News | Posted In: CLEAN UP, Politics

Remembering GOP Chairman Michael Steele's Magical Time in Portland



As senior Republican Party members gather in Washington, D.C., today to elect a party leader, pundits are predicting Michael Steele will soon be out as GOP chairman.

Today's vote puts us in mind of Steele's 2009 visit to Portland, where he spoke to a mostly empty room and generally failed to inspire much confidence in his leadership.

The Portland stop was another lackluster chapter in a term as GOP leader that the Los Angeles Times calls "a series of verbal gaffes that never really ended."
 
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