The best way to “re-brand” the Republican Party is to get rid of the liberals in the party that keep doing things that make us look like Democrats.

National GOP chairman Michael Steele obviously has no regard to Goldwater/Reagan conservatives:

March 23, 2009
Categories: RNC Chair
Steele defends union contribution

Michael Steele has been taking a little heat for the RNC’s accepting $15,000 from the National Education Association, the biggest teachers’ union in the country, with a candidate for Governor of New Jersey, Steve Lonegan, demanding he return it.

“What’s next? Accepting money from the National Abortion Rights Action League, Handgun Control, Gay Marriage PACs and George Soros?” Lonegan asked.

An RNC official, speaking on background, defended Steele’s education reform credentials.

“As one of the most outspoken advocates for school choice in the Republican Party, Michael Steele’s credentials on conservative education reform are very strong and well-documented,” the official said.

(with Ken Vogel)

By Ben Smith 03:41 PM
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