Donor Stops Checks to RNC Over Fear Campaign
Evangelical 'ashamed' about leaked strategy session
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 6, 2010 4:23 PM CST
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – The first of many or just one angry donor? A prominent political contributor says he's going to stop writing checks to the Republican party because he's "ashamed" over the leak of the recent fear-based fundraising campaign. Mark DeMoss, a former RNC "Eagle" because he gave the party $15,000 in 2008, called the campaign "shameful" in a letter to Michael Steele.

"I’m afraid the presentation is representative of a culture and mindset within the Republican National Committee," wrote DeMoss, who gave a copy of his letter to Ben Smith of Politico. DeMoss, who served as Mitt Romney's liaison to Evengelicals in 2008, says he will continue giving to individual candidates.

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DontLikeYou___
Mar 8, 2010 1:32 PM CST
Lefties = desperate.
liberalbarwire
Mar 7, 2010 11:32 PM CST
as a liberal this makes me sick to my stomach....i am so tired of these people i gov only thinking about getting the upper hand on the other party.. no matter whhich party is it.. rep or dem.. not thinking about the country... at all.. the rep. use all the fear they can get together just to win back some seats.. the dem are to shaky to get the job done... if they really cared about the damn country they would cut the crap and get thigns done.. together... but its all about what they want.. all of the.. fix the heath care for pete sake.. etc... all these dumb azz people from the tea party that carry signs.. get your hands off my healthcare... give me a break.. with insurance co.. jacking up rates from left to right and they want to keep things as they are..... i know that my husband and i dont like payin out the azz for our family to get medical cov. and we have no pre-existing conditions.... but still insurance co.. want to take the american worker for all they can get... and people dont see this why......
kobishan
Mar 7, 2010 9:47 PM CST
Sadly, I agree with this man...The Republicans have taken a nasty turn...A hatred for the President and Democrats. I don't agree with much the Demo/Obama are doing but I have no ill feelings towards them. We are all Americans...Obama is the President! All the Republicans can do is throw scary phrases around "he's a socialist". I am now an Independent because the far Right WIng Christian Wackos have pushed me from the Republican party.