What he said was overshadowed by how poorly he said it. Did he think he was addressing a bunch of second graders?
New Republican National Committee President Michael Steele said recently, “[W]e need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.”
Everyone, it seems, but gays.
GALLAGHER: Is this a time when Republicans ought to consider some sort of alternative to redefining marriage and maybe in the road, down the road to civil unions. Do you favor civil unions?
STEELE: No, no no. What would we do that for? What are you, crazy? No. Why would we backslide on a core, founding value of this country? I mean this isn’t something that you just kind of like, “Oh well, today I feel, you know, loosey-goosey on marriage.” [...]
A Republican, allowing states to make a decision without federal interference? That is crazy.
Yeah, this will work:
Newly elected Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele plans an “off the hook” public relations offensive to attract younger voters, especially blacks and Hispanics, by applying the party’s principles to “urban-suburban hip-hop settings.”