Skip to comments.CHRISTINE O'DONNELL FOR RNC CHAIR
Posted on 11/02/2010 7:29:34 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
OK Michael Steele has started to act the part recently.
But Mike. It's not a tenured position.
Ms. O'Donnell is a star. She's got guts. She's got nerves of steel. And she's got millions of enthusiastic supporters all across the great nation.
Time to start treating her as such.
Do the right thing Steele. Offer your seat to the lady.
Get back to me when she figures out what the 14th Amendment is.
A great idea. She can report on how the NRSC stole money
from her campaign after USING her to raise the money.
Not the best choice. It is one thing for her to be a voice among a group, however, a political party is like a Fortune 500 company with major financial and personnel issues to consider. Executive experience is a must. Finance, marketing, PR, or legal backgrounds would be highly desired.
Unfortunately, her resume is pretty light. I could see Palin taking that role or someone like Michael Williams.
ummmmm no. But Steele also has to go.
You’ve got to be kidding. I was a good team player. After an initial outburst, I got wise and held my tongue (and my keyboard) about COD until the results were in. My instincts tell me I should wait until tonight is over to say my peace. But this crap has got to stop. Seriously. It’s pathetic.
No. No. No. PALIN for RNC Chair.
Limbaugh is holding out to be the new Speaker of the House!! LOL... I just wish Republicans would announce they are thinking about this option to see the Dems heads completely explode!!
She couldn’t do any worse than Steele. She has smarts and star power. It would be a good place for her to wait for the next race.
Why all the Michael Steele bashing? He just fired Pelosi and led the GOP to its biggest win since 1938. What more do you want him to do? Win 100 seats? Basically no one under 90 has any recollection of a GOP win of this size.
It’s like you want to fire a coach who just won the Super Bowl
Palin’s resume isn’t THAT much better. We need someone who knows how to win nationally. And we’re not even talking about running for president.
A challenge to you:
(and to all the Mitt-botts who jumped on this thread - thanks for the responses BTW)
Name one. Just one. One. Republican out there today other than Sarah Palin, who would more fire up the base. Marco Rubio is out too, since he just got an even better job in Florida.
Go ahead. Take all the time you need.
Just one name...
Steele didn't lead a thing. He might be mouthing the right words of late, but let's not get all carried away now, shall we?
No. No. No.
I wanted O’Donnell’s race more than any other but NOT because she was a good candidate - because she was a BAD candidate. A victory in DE would have been a significant repudiation of Obama and his policies.
But that’s the only reason I wanted it. She’s OK, but she’s no Marco Rubio, for example.
Actually, she is too busy fight off the backstabbing
of Mitt Romney and his surrogates like Rove.
What a scum-bag Romney has turned out to be.
I think a lot of us held our tongue. Her heart was in the right place and she was right on principles, but it was obvious that this was going to be a tough challenge.
I think she’d make for a terrific actress on the Lifetime channel, or perhaps selling stuff on QVC.
Michael Williams for one.
no way. we need a high powered, experienced leader to follow MS. 2012 needs to be another Republican year - she’s not experienced enough. period.
“Following” is for weenies.
Just one. Still waiting...
it is a good night but there were no ‘miracles.’ Nice, polished republicans couldn’t win versus Barney frank. Inexperienced candidates that made many mistakes certainly couldn’t win in blue states.
First off I consider myself “of the base” and Christine O’Donnell has never fired me up. I don’t even particularly like her. She was a means to an end to take out Castle for me and that is all.
Second the job is not to “fire up the base”. This job is to secure money for elections which *maybe* she could do but also represent and strategize Republican victories. She’d fail in that role. If you want to know who I think should head it then fine. I’ll give you the name. Hayley Barbour. He’s more then qualified and one of the few people that will work with the base but not completely cater to them who is respected with those who hold the purse strings. That man would be ideal to take oer the role for 2012.
What you said.
Come on. A real name.
..and no, I want nothing to do with Mitt in the RNC.
There are a lot of sleepers out there who can fire up the base- they are doing it in their States and districts, they just need a national stage.
Several months ago you would have said “who” about O’Donnell but now she is the candy on your plate- think long term, not just a pop-culture whomever is in the headlines this day. Williams has been a star in Texas politics for a decade, he is extremely Conservative, and I’ve never seen someone fire up a room like him. There has been a major grass roots movement for him to take John Cornyn or Kay Baily’s seat and he actually has polled better than them.
What on earth is wrong with some of you people? It's as if you don't understand political realities at all. O'Donnell just utterly failed to even compete in Delaware, and you want to make her the face of the Republican Party?
It's like you and others simply refuse to see the obvious. She is not someone Americans are going to take seriously, and is widely regarded as something of a joke. Why on earth would we want her to be the face of the Republican Party?
If anything, tonight should remind the dreamers just how hard it is to win over the American people. We have a terrible economy right now, and the Republican party was still unable to win by the kind of margins many people were predicting. We need GOOD candidates, and a GOOD face for the party - not someone like COD who is damn near a clownish figure who has no chance of pulling independent and mushy middle voters over to our side.
Obama and his crew are responsible for the commie/lib losses. We picked up the house IN SPITE of Steele and Rove.
See, in my opinion that’s the real problem.
The GOP has had nothing (but) “sleepers” for the last 20 years.
We tried that. It hasn’t been working. What we need, is some caffein! No more sleeping please.
Some spirit. And frankly, pissing off liberals at the same time would be fun and useful too!!
If you’re going to so quickly dismiss Ms. O’Donnell, then at very least show the consideration to suggest someone you believe to be better.
These two cost us the Senate in this race. No guts. No integrity. No competence. No balls. No support for Rossi, Angle, O'Donnell, and a host of others.
Need a job, Mike? Get your vacant face on the Uncle Ben's Box. Understand they hire for color.
..also Michelle Bachman, Allen West, Elizabeth Cheney,, and those are just some names who are in the news, not even back to my ‘sleeper’ thoughts regarding those the MSM doesn’t give airtime to.
O’Donnell did not fail. O’Donnell was sabotaged.
Just look at all the people this race has fired up, right here on this board.
That’s what we need. Some energy. Make some waves.
Are you volunteering to run?
You have such exquisite taste in candidates, can you locate and convince your kind of candidate to run in the next election? We certainly need them...
Condemning a good conservative who got railroaded by RINO elites is definitely NOT a good use of your time or this forum. Just sayin.
Yeah, that too. I despise Mitt and resent the idea it’s only Mitt supporters who don’t favor the idea.
I’ll put it another way. Christine O’Donnell is no Sarah Palin and she never will be. Sarah lacked experience on a national stage but she was an accomplished woman with some formed opinions who made it where she did largely on her own. Christine is a woman who parroted conservative talking points and tried to take advantage of the Tea Party movement to finally land that public office she’s been after for several years with some questionable actions in her past that make me question her integrity.
I’ve made it known I don’t favor her and didnt expect her to win but I’ve mostly held my tongue about this groupie attitude towards her but she’s lost and now I will address it. This needs to stop. You are in it for the movement or you are in it for the personality. I want conservatism to succeed. I’ll drop someone cold if I think they can’t make that happen. Sometimes I’m willing to take a gamble as with Angle but I am not going to walk over the cliff for someone like O’Donnell’s who’s main appeal seems to be Rove dislikes her.
Concern troll, version 2.0 I see.
So recommend someone you believe is better.
Let me guess: Mitt Romney.
No thank you.
She is not a star.
You know, just because people have an R next to their name does not make them a good candidate! Palin’s endorsement was a mistake and if the baggage was known ahead of time it never would have happened.
SHE WON INDEPENDENTS. SHE WON THE WHITE VOTE.
SHE WON IN TWO OF THREE COUNTIES.
I am becoming irritated that FR is full of so many who don't want to see our people win.
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