Category Archives: Michael Steele’s Gaffes

Analyzing the Survival of Party Chairmen: “It’s Not You, It’s Us”

As you know, Michael Steele was deposed as chairman of the RNC a few short weeks ago in favor of the whimsically-named Reince Priebus.  In addition to his numerous public gaffes, Steele left the RNC in serious debt after the … Continue reading

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Michael Steele’s Gaffes: An Empirical Assessment

In the wake of Michael Steele’s most recent gaffe, political pundits and observers opined on the topic of Steele’s effects (broadly defined) on the Republican Party. With little variation, the subject was posed in the following form: How much damage … Continue reading

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