Michael Steele told Fox News Sunday today that he thinks Harry Reid should step down for his 2008 comments in which he used offensive words to praise Barack Obama, comparing Reid’s statement to Trent Lott’s assertion that the country would be better if it were still racially segregated. Steele was in the news recently for using the phrase “Honest Injun” to describe the Republican party. [FoxNews]
Thanksgiving, Christmas and then maybe a few weeks into January — that’s when you really gotta sit down, talk to your advisers and say, ‘Look, do I have a chance?’ I think I know why I would want to run. I think I know what I think this country should do and what I would do. But I just don’t know whether it’s possible.