Lay Off Michael Steele: Ron Paul

Texan defends RNC chair's Afghanistan remarks
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 5, 2010 3:10 PM CDT
Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele speaks at the Rhode Island Republican Party Convention on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in Cranston.   (AP Photo/Joe Giblin)
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(Newser) – Michael Steele is under fire from politicians and pundits alike for saying the Afghanistan war is unwinnable, but he has at least one Republican on his side: Ron Paul. "Michael Steele has it right and Republicans should stick by him," the Texas congressman said in a statement. He also says Steele shouldn't resign, but few party members are calling for the RNC chairman to step down, notes Fox News.

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