Did Michael Steele Really Say He Wants To Bring A "Hip-Hop Makeover" To The Republican Party?

But, he elaborated with a laugh, “we need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.” I like Twin Peaks and all, but I don

But, he elaborated with a laugh, “we need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.

I like Twin Peaks and all, but I don't think the little person had only one arm. Steele seems to be channelling David Lynch.

Wonkette:

GOP Chairman Michael Steele is proving to be pretty goddamn tiresome already and he has been running the party for what, minus five minutes? After explaining to George Stephanopoulos how “jobs” are different from “work,” he then gave this big long interview with the Washington Times that was likewise so jam-packed with mockable bullshit that it is hard to see what a person with a satirical blog-writing “job” is supposed to do with it.

RJ Eskow writes:

Michael Steele already said that Obama's stimulus plan is full of "bling bling." But did he really just say that he's going to bring the GOP to "hip hop settings" - and that it will be "off the hook"?

Oh, no, he didn't! Oh, yes, he did!

I mean, "off the hook"? "Off the hook"? That expression is twenty-five years old! Michael Steele may think he's the new, youthful face of Republicanism, but he's over fifty and it's showing. His hipness, such as it is, is like Robert de Niro in Awakenings. It just woke up and realized how long it's been in a coma.

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