REPUBLICANS IN THE NEWS  4:36 pm March 11, 2009

Southern Slave Owner Plotting Hit On Michael Steele

by Ken Layne

The dog's name? Oreo.South Carolina slaveholder Katon Dawson was this close to becoming the new RNC chairman, but the yankees rallied ’round Maryland black person Michael Steele, who has since brought disgrace to the white party by talking about hip hop and websites. THIS WON’T STAND. Dawson is now orchestrating a “no confidence” vote against this vaguely African fellow, Michael Steele, while Dawson’s North Carolina ally has demanded Steele stop talking about the rap music.

Dawson — this confederate goon who so hated the idea of black and white children attending the same school that his opposition to desegregation led him to politics — made it all the way to the sixth ballot during the excruciating Republican National Committee election of Michael Steele as chairman. Dawson is also known for his long membership in a whites-only country club.

With these three credentials (being a white racist from the South), Dawson obviously deserved the RNC throne. And having spent a full five weeks on the job, Michael Steele has obviously been an unmitigated disaster. Why, he hasn’t even won any elections for the Republicans yet, during these five weeks in which there has not been an election.

(Also Steele said something mean about swollen shit pustule Rush Limbaugh on this black person’s CNN show, which was racist and quickly led to both Steele’s pathetic apology to the AM radio performer and the cancellation of the black person’s crappy show on CNN.)

So, guess what? There is a special election coming up at the end of the month, for some congressional seat from New York. And whether or not the Republican wins, Dawson is forcing a no-confidence vote on Steele. Incredible! (Do not believe the weak, tardy denials.)

And last week, North Carolina GOP “national committeewoman” Ada Fisher wrote a scathing idiotic letter demanding Steele step down right now.

“I don’t want to hear anymore [sic] language trying to be cool about the bling in the stimulus package or appealing to D.L. Hughley and blacks in a way that isn’t going to win us any votes and makes us frankly appear to many blacks as quite foolish,” Fisher wrote.

Fisher, who is one of three black members of the national committee, backed South Carolina GOP Chairman Katon Dawson, whom Steele edged out in the final round of voting to win the chairmanship in late January. She has voiced repeated opposition to Steele, sending dozens of e-mails to committee members even after Steele won election slamming him for any number of chips that have fallen awry.

Steele May Face No Confidence Vote [Political Wire]
Long Knives for Steele Already? [RedState]

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chascates March 11, 2009 at 4:39 pm

“makes us frankly appear to many blacks as quite foolish”

Being Republicans in the first place accomplished that.

Gallowglass March 11, 2009 at 4:42 pm

The whole GOP hip hop thing did have the slightest “black-face Minstrel-show” quality to it. It seemed like old, out-of touch white folks pretending to know what black people are like, which in retrospect, is exactly what it was.

Min March 11, 2009 at 4:43 pm

The Republican National Committee. Marching boldly into the 19th century.

queeraselvis v 2.0 March 11, 2009 at 4:45 pm

Alt-text FTW, Ken Layne.

ManchuCandidate March 11, 2009 at 4:46 pm

I’m betting this isn’t the first time that Katon has attempted to eject a ‘colored’ person from the clubhouse.

Fox n Fiends March 11, 2009 at 4:46 pm

Isn’t the name “Katon” kinda black?

AngryBlakGuy March 11, 2009 at 4:48 pm

…once again, another example of the “white man” holding a brother down!

binarian March 11, 2009 at 4:48 pm

[re=262966]queeraselvis v 2.0[/re]: Damn!!! Beat me to it. Kudo’s, Kenny.

Kev-O-Tron March 11, 2009 at 4:48 pm

This is too fucking funny. The GOP nominates a black guy who is probably the most harmless guy in the party and then seeks to expel him for being too “street.”

“I don’t want to hear anymore [sic] language trying to be cool about the bling in the stimulus package or appealing to D.L. Hughley and blacks in a way that isn’t going to win us any votes and makes us frankly appear to many blacks as quite foolish”

Yes, please continue with the previous language that sounded racist and bigoted. That worked better.

A Fine National Imbalance March 11, 2009 at 4:50 pm

Too bad D.W. Griffith isn’t around still. Someone should be filming this new “Birth of a Nation 2″

Capitol Hillbilly March 11, 2009 at 4:53 pm

it’s Rove’s fault for starting that Gangsta shit:

Texan Bulldoggette March 11, 2009 at 4:53 pm

The RNC is in a lose-lose proposition. They keep the bumbling idiot Steele & the party suffers because Oreo is in way over his head. (He’s never managed a damn thing, has he?) They eject him & replace him with a Southern racist/bigot & the party suffers a huge PR (anti-black/pro-racist) black eye. I love this country!

freakishlystrong March 11, 2009 at 4:53 pm

So, this Ada Fisher, a proud Nigress of the GOP, wants to throw out a brotha’ and put some white, male, Southern racist in charge? Carry on GOP, nothin’ to see here..

qwerty42 March 11, 2009 at 4:53 pm

If Confederate General Katon “No Surrender” Dawson takes over the Republican party, the cycle will be complete and the south will be avenged. Then the Republicans will declare they don’t want anymore of this “party” business and will demand they be recognized as what they are: a religion. Plus, since they are a religion, might as well have a name to go with it: “Jesus is the LORD” should work. They they will all get wetsuits.

Hooray For Anything March 11, 2009 at 4:54 pm

It’s just another case of the White Man trying to keep the black man down.

HopeyDope March 11, 2009 at 4:55 pm

I saw that “national committeewoman” on Rachael Maddow last week. Let’s just say she never got her copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Gallowglass March 11, 2009 at 4:55 pm

[re=262976]A Fine National Imbalance[/re]: “…Electric Boogaloo”

SayItWithWookies March 11, 2009 at 4:57 pm

And who the hell is Katon Dawson? I would’ve figured she was an actress who made porn movies with a Jake Gyllenhall lookalike. Y’know, Dawson’s Ravine and stuff.

Hell, does the Republican party even have any first-stringers anymore? ‘Cause I’m not gonna learn these names if there’s no evidence I’ll need to know them for more than a month. Katon Dawon and Ada Fisher?! These guys are like the Detroit Lions’ scrimmage team of politics. I’d feel sorry for ‘em if I didn’t know how dangerous they were when they had actual power.

shortsshortsshorts March 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm

[re=262979]freakishlystrong[/re]: It is part of their “new, improved strategy.” Surely it has worked for the last 3 years, right?

ph7 March 11, 2009 at 5:01 pm

[re=262979]freakishlystrong[/re]: That’s Doctor Ada Fisher thank you very much. If Bill Frist had won his white robe (!) and stethoscope in his campaign website, he’d still be in office.

El Pinche March 11, 2009 at 5:01 pm

Don’t lets Dawson the Klansman kick you down.

Wutang! Wutang!! “36 Chambers” Steele aint nuthin’ to fuck to with.

Serolf Divad March 11, 2009 at 5:06 pm

I’m buying a whole crate of Orville Reddenbacher to last me through the next six months, ’cause sitting back in my living room, turning on the Tee Vee and watching the GOP blow itself to pieces is the best show in town. Screw Watchmen.

SayItWithWookies March 11, 2009 at 5:06 pm

[re=262985]SayItWithWookies[/re]: And I’d almost say dammit for spelling Katon Dawson’s name wrong that one time, but then — what’s a South Carolinian shemale wannabe-GOP-power broker gonna do about it? Hell, I’ll bet his middle name is Chablis.

NoWireHangers March 11, 2009 at 5:08 pm

[re=262954]chascates[/re]: Indeed, but it’s not just blacks. Republicans appear quite foolish to everyone.

CrunchyKnee March 11, 2009 at 5:08 pm

“Long Knives for Steele” Oh, RedState, never change.

TGY March 11, 2009 at 5:10 pm

Cool, a fight between losers. The arguments are so heated because the stakes are so low.

Hooray For Anything March 11, 2009 at 5:12 pm

[re=262971]AngryBlakGuy[/re]: D’oh! Beat me to the joke.

If I were the Republicans, I’d be wary in doing this because they might piss off the five black people who vote for them.

ShaqsDong March 11, 2009 at 5:13 pm

I’m just suprised there was somone born before 1996 with the name “Katon”.

President Beeblebrox March 11, 2009 at 5:13 pm

[re=262979]freakishlystrong[/re]: That’s DOCTOR Ada Fisher to you! Holy Jeebus, her failed Congressional campaign website is freakishly bad. It looks like the HTML was hand-coded circa 1994 and it’s optimized for Mosaic 2.0.

The “Fisher Rx” section of her website is full of circa 2006 wackiness about the UN, letting the gheys marry, and suchlike.

Come here a minute March 11, 2009 at 5:13 pm

…slamming him for any number of chips that have fallen awry.

If you pick up the chips within five seconds they are okay. There is a rule for that.

Lascauxcaveman March 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm


Vanity Smurf March 11, 2009 at 5:21 pm

Even if you never met him, you know this guy. He’s the guy at the country club with the beautiful date, holding a martini and a cigarette that stands against the wall and makes snide comments about everyone who passes by.

iolanthe March 11, 2009 at 5:26 pm

[re=263000]TGY[/re]: “arguments are so heated because the stakes are so low”


BklynIlluminati March 11, 2009 at 5:26 pm


“How come nobody told us the token thing doesn’t work anymore??!!”

Georgia Burning March 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm

[re=263002]ShaqsDong[/re]: Mom and Dad wanted a Denny’s waitress. There’s still a chance.

Country Club Jihadi March 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm

Turn the sound off before you click the “Madea Goes To Congress” website. Her voice will bust your eardrums.

Jukesgrrl March 11, 2009 at 5:27 pm

[re=263011]Vanity Smurf[/re]: LOL!

NoWireHangers March 11, 2009 at 5:30 pm

This is all so stupid because what exactly did Steele do wrong?–I mean other than being black, because that’s why they picked him for this stupid job! Oh, the GOP always so hypocritical and stupid and full of shit, but I digress–What exactly did Micahel Steele do wrong? I don’t even like Michael Steele, but help me understand.

1. Steele wanted to bring more minorities into the party. This is a good idea b/c in 50 years won’t America be like 70% brown? Therefore bringing in more minorities is good unless you’re racist.
2. Steele said Rush isn’t the leader of the GOP and sucks. This is true and good since polls show Americans hate Rush more than Jeremiah Wright. Therefore, trashing Rush is good unless you’re racist.
3. Then Steele saw the GOP was upset that he trashed Rush so he kissed Rush’s ass. He gave Rush’s ass a bigger smooch than Ron Paul. But it was too late. They’d already decided to vote him a terrist muslin. So what exactly did Steele do wrong?

Oh, that’s right he was black.

Joey Ratz March 11, 2009 at 5:38 pm

[re=262989]ph7[/re]: Aha! She’s that “Get a doctor in the House” lady. I’d completely forgotten about her. Thanks for reminding me. Or not.

WadISay March 11, 2009 at 6:04 pm

The Southern white male-ization of the GOP continues. Future press releases will be bi-lingual in English and Redneck Ebonics (the latter will all begin with “sheeeyit” and end with “ptooey”).

magic titty March 11, 2009 at 6:09 pm

[re=262983]Gallowglass[/re]: Win.

ph7 March 11, 2009 at 6:21 pm

The in fighting escalates:

Cal Thomas quotes RNC Chairman Michael Steele ripping into his Republican critics while explaining “he is in stage two of a two-stage process to reform and transform the Republican Party.”

Said Steele: “The mice who are scurrying about the Hill are upset because they no longer have access to the cheese, so they don’t know what’s going on.”

Atheist Nun March 11, 2009 at 6:22 pm

A segregationist as head of the GOP? I know it’s not my birthday… must be jesuschristmas!
(Oops, I just peed myself, much like a David Vitter would.)

President Beeblebrox March 11, 2009 at 6:32 pm


1. Bring flava and minorities to the GOP
2. ????
3. Profit!

Inadequate Blackmail March 11, 2009 at 6:39 pm

Say what you want, but Michael Steele added a level of musical credibility to the Bangles that they wouldn’t have gotten on their own.

Red Zeppelin March 11, 2009 at 6:42 pm

[re=262985]SayItWithWookies[/re]: No, it would tots be “Dawson’s CHEEK”

americanscandoanything March 11, 2009 at 7:52 pm

I’m sure that when Steele accepts Colbert’s challange

and drops some really dope rhymes

all this controversy will just go away

Tra March 11, 2009 at 8:45 pm

[re=262993]Serolf Divad[/re]: I’m buying a whole crate of Orville Reddenbacher to last me through the next six months, ’cause sitting back in my living room, turning on the Tee Vee and watching the GOP blow itself to pieces is the best show in town. Screw Watchmen.

And when it’s all over, the last person standing, alone on the bloody battlefield and wondering what the hell happened, will be that one poor 13-year-old kid.

And we all know he’s never reproducing.

gliberal March 11, 2009 at 10:55 pm

Which one is Steele?

DustBowlBlues March 12, 2009 at 12:11 am

A self-loathing old black woman is backing a segregationist over a pretend-black, black guy for RNC chairman. I may not have a pot to piss in, but there is joy in my hobo heart.

[re=263262]Tra[/re]: That 13 year old not reproduce? Are you kidding? He’ll go gaga over the first good Christian girl who gives him a second glance then knock her up because they both believe sex is a sin, so they won’t prepare for it. But when they get carried away with their looove, it isn’t their fault.

Speaking of knocked up teens, I saw that Levi and Bristol are quits. Maybe now he can go back to high school and get his fucking diploma. While Bristol speaks wistfully of “wishing she could have gotten an education and had a career” and decent women everywhere want to put a knife through the heart of the selfish bitch who put her political career ahead of her daughter’s welfare.

Lascauxcaveman March 12, 2009 at 12:56 am

[re=263358]DustBowlBlues[/re]: Aw, cheer up. She could always become Gov of some place, like Oklahoma, say…

Rush March 12, 2009 at 8:34 am

more and more, this guy reminds me of another crazy guy with the same last name

norbizness March 12, 2009 at 8:35 am

Katon? Guess the elder Dawsons (Colonel and Ida Mae) wanted a girl.

proudcitizen March 12, 2009 at 8:41 am

It was just a matter of time before poor Steele bit the dust. You know the party of the rich white man could not let a black man, (Oreo or not), lead their Grand old Party for very long. The held their nose and tried, but it was just too much for them, they will now return to their roots.

CampbellBrown' March 12, 2009 at 8:58 am

Steele should just go on CNN and say the RNC is looking a lot like the playa hatas ball. That should win over over young voters by 2010.

Schadenfried March 12, 2009 at 11:07 am

There’s a typo in the headline. You forgot to put “to” between “plotting” and “hit.”

The Huffington Pogue March 12, 2009 at 11:41 am

I’m really starting to think someone sent him a prank transition memo that read:

1. Find one of our party’s third rails
2. Spit on hands
3. Place both hands on rail.
4. Repeat, if still alive.

patrickhenry March 13, 2009 at 3:49 pm

okay i get it your all black racist[or white people who hate their own race]here but your desire to destroy the two party system will be the end of america..when honest black people like colon powell are threatened with being tar and feathered if they don’t betray their beleives,, and steele try’s so hard to be cool he ends up looking like a idiot all your really doing is turning this country into the marxist state scum like jessie jackson and the gay lord obamanation have been trying to do from the begining,,,if you don’t like this country the exit is that way ,,bye,bye

Schadenfried March 15, 2009 at 9:04 pm

[re=265177]patrickhenry[/re]: If YOU don’t like the fact that we have a Democrat for a President, by all means, move to Mexico. More air to breathe for the rest of us who give a shit about democracy.

The Helvetica Scenario April 1, 2009 at 7:43 pm

[re=265177]patrickhenry[/re]: lolwut

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