“I want the gig. I’m ready to lead this party. I think we have been kind of wandering and doubting ourselves for far too long. I think this past election was the culmination of that self-doubt which has to end. We have a message, I think, of empowerment and ownership and opportunity that resonates with Americans. We just need to get back to that.”
In the past few days, the Draft Michael Steele web site opened. If you support him as RNC chair, you can complete a petition on the site. He has my support. From the web site,
The Republican Party needs to reconnect with American voters, broaden its outreach to new audiences and offer solutions to the problems we face as a nation.
The Republican Party is a coalition of interests. It needs a leader who understands those interests, can balance their concerns, can motivate people to act and can build and sustain a political organization that can once again claim victory in national elections.
We believe that leader is Michael Steele.
The following clip is his speech at this year’s Republican National Convention in St. Paul, MN: