Skip to comments.Exclusive: Gibbs eyed for DNC chair
Posted on 10/02/2010 7:29:54 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Exclusive: Gibbs eyed for DNC chair By: Mike Allen October 2, 2010 09:41 AM EDT
Democratic insiders are taking the temperature of some top party donors about the possibility of naming White House press secretary Robert Gibbs as chairman of the Democratic National Committee heading into President Barack Obamas reelection campaign in 2012, senior officials tell POLITICO.
Under the scenario being tested, Tim Kaine, the current DNC chairman and former governor of Virginia, would be named to a top administration post, perhaps in the Cabinet, the officials said.
Donors response has been positive, according to people who have been consulted.
Gibbs, one of the presidents closest confidants, already had been planning to leave the podium next year, perhaps to become a White House senior adviser.
Gibbs joined Obama in April 2004, as communications director for his U.S. Senate race, and later was his Senate communications director. Gibbs was communications director of Obamas presidential campaign before becoming senior strategist for communications and message during the general election.
The logic for a Chairman Gibbs, according to one official: It would put the Obama imprimatur on the DNC, once and for all, and install a great partisan fighter as the face of the national party for the reelection campaign. Its a brilliant idea if he ends up deciding he wants to do it, said one official who has been consulted.
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That would be just to rich.
I had to check the source if it was The Onion..
HAHAHAHAHAHA. That’s a good one.
Oh please please he is perfect to lead morons over cliff.
Oh please please he is perfect to lead morons off cliff.
That would be perfect!
I vote for Gibbs to become DNC chair!
and the idiocy continues......=.=
Morons. You gotta be kidding me. Otherwise it's a great idea. Go Gibbs! Did I really say that in public?
Good move on the democrat side don’t try to find anyone with brains just another idiot will do..
I think he would be an excellent choice!
So why would they promote Kaine? He couldn’t even bring his own state now? Yes, Virginia has 2 Dem enators but those guys are toast.
Talk about a comeuppance......Fibbs presiding over the impending collapse of the DemocRat party. That would indeed be rich beyond imagination......
Little Chrissy is tingling all over at the prospect of the “presidential” spokesman position coming open.
I thought that they could never get anyone dumber than howeird dean... I was wrong.
I started laughing early in the morning here in L.A. Absolutely made my day...this is priceless LOL.
It’s like watching Gilligan become Admiral of the Navy.....
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