AUDIO-- Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Reince Priebus: "Pure B.S." He is "crapping" on my legacy.

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It's time for another episode of Republicans Eating Their Own! Weee!

When we last joined the GOP, we interrupted their rather messy implosion already in progress. A very public one, in fact.

It's been getting mighty personal between the former Republican National Committee Chairman, Michael Steele, and the current one, Reince Priebus. Here is Steele calling Priebus "numbnuts" in an interview with radio host Andrea Tantaros (audio at the link):

"I was laughing at some of these numbnuts after the election talking about, 'Oh, well we need to do a 50-state strategy.' Dude, where were you for 2009 and 2010? That’s exactly what we did."

Now here he is (h/t: The Hill) on WMAL’s "Mornings on the Mall":

Michael Steele:

“The bottom line: Reince Priebus was my right hand. I mean, what annoys the heck out of me is that for two years Reince Priebus was in every room I was in, a part of every major decision I made for how much money we would spend, what we would spend that money on, what the priorities of the RNC would be.

“And for him to stand up there and pretend as if he wasn’t in the room, that he had no say in the decision-making process, and that the so-called debt that he inherited was the one that, A, as a member of the RNC, he voted for, No. 1. No. 2, he recommended to me to go into debt. And for him to then sit there and act like he had nothing to do with it and that somehow he inherited this mess that he helped create, to me is just pure B.S.”

"And I kept my mouth shut for two years because, hey, I’m a party guy. But you know what, at the end of the day, you say to yourself, they’re dumping on you, they’re crapping on your legacy, they’re giving you crap for stuff that they didn’t want to do in the first place... coalitions, expanding media, social media networks."

“You spend $10 million dollars to find out that we have a problem? Hello? You know? Don’t get me started.”

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Oh come on, Michael, don't hold back.

And that concludes today's episode of Republicans Eating Their Own.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DW7LHDQQLRH5RQG2AGEXP35QGM Mr. B

    Former RNC Chair Michael Steele on Reince Priebus: “Pure B.S.”

    Well, Mike -- considering Preibus' name, without vowels, becomes

    RNC PR BS

    I have to agree, but . . .

    He is “crapping” on my legacy.

    Hate to break this to you, Mike, but -- other than being the "token" dragged out by the repubs in the wake of Obama's first election -- you really have none . . .

  • Sally

    RNC PRBS is a high-voiced, whiny tool of the Kochs. The question is not why he succeeded Michael Steele, but why after the 2012 disaster, he is STILL there. Or do they want to lose? Again and again and again?