Monday, July 05, 2010


Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, once again found himself in hot water last week with comments he made concerning Afghanistan. And once again, his comments were followed by calls for his resignation. It almost seems like this has become a monthly event. Read about the incident and the aftermath.

1. RNC's Michael Steele: 'The one thing you don't do is engage in a land war in Afghanistan.' Uh-oh, now he's in trouble! [The Nation]
2. Conservatives say Michael Steele should resign over Afghan War remarks. [Politics Daily]
3. Michael Steele's skirmish. [Slate]
4. GOP senators scold Steele. [Politico]

5. John McCain: Michael Steele needs to 'assess' whether he can stay in his job. [Politics Daily]
6. Tom Cole calls on Michael Steele to resign. [Politico]
7. Liz Cheney: Michael Steele's Afghan War comments were 'deeply disappointing' and he should resign. [Talking Points Memo]
8. Michael Steele faces new resignation calls. [Politico]

9. Ron Paul praises Michael Steele for his 'leadership' in criticizing Afghanistan War. [Talking Points Memo]
10. Joe Lieberman: Michael Steele's war comments had a 'positive boomerang effect' [The Hill]
11. Michael Steele not gone, just not relevant for GOP [ABC News]
12. Senators say Steele on hot seat as GOP chairman. [Talking Points Memo]

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