Michael Steele Weighs in on ‘The Crapper’
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele + conservative radio show = hilarious gaffes. The liberal blog Fired Up! has the audio of Steele rolling along with Springfield, Mo., radio host Vincent David Jericho, who was ranting about the party’s all-but-certain U.S. Senate nominee in 2010, Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.).
JERICHO: Guys like Papa Blunt make us sick to our stomach. They aren’t conservatives, and they sure don’t reflect moral absolute the way that we expect the Republican Party to stand up. You had the pageboy scandal, you had all of that crap, and nobody stands up to it, and says “This is crap. What are you doing?”
STEELE: But wait a minute.
JERICHO: Not like little boys who are running around with their little toy and can’t behave themselves.
STEELE: Look, don’t… I agree with you. When stuff gets in the crapper, you gotta clean it out.
Since becoming RNC chairman in January, Steele has attempted to keep up the “good cop” role he played as a Republican pundit, criticizing the GOP’s excesses. It’s not easy.