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Just when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any more absurd.

RNC chair plans 'off the hook' campaign, tells critics to ‘stuff it’

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says his party is going to launch an "off the hook" public relations campaign that will update the GOP’s image by translating it to "urban-suburban hip-hop settings."

CNN

Is that the funniest thing you ever heard in your life or what?

RWA

When they first named Michael Steele chairman of the RNC I had a vision of a bunch of rich old white men sitting around a table gumming stogies and saying, "nyaah, our black guy can beat your black guy."

That’s about as sophisticated as their thinking ever becomes.

Big-Bonuses

Having ruined their brand with the logical and inevitable consequences of their dumb ideas, the geniuses at the GOP have apparently decided that what they need are not new ideas - they just need to bling up the old ones.  Yeah, never mind the disaster their idiocracy hath wrought, a new marketing campaign is just what the doctor ordered.  Now if we can just get those kids to think we’re on their side.  That shouldn’t be too hard.

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"We’re hip, we’re rad, we’re bad mammer jammers.  We’re hip-hop Goopers in the hizzy-hoose.  Fight the power!"

You can’t touch this

Hip-Hop-Repubs

Heh.

Peace Out!

OPOL

Originally posted to One Pissed Off Liberal on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 05:12 PM PST.

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