'Too cute by half'?

Clearly, the Democrats no longer need Boehner to kick around during the news void of the July 4 holiday. What they are talking about instead is that Bill Kristol has asked Steele to resign in light of his remarks.
 
Kristol wrote a letter to Steele noting that the war was "prosecuted by the United States under Presidents Bush and Obama" and that Republicans have consistently supported the effort. He noted that the Democratic National Committee communications director was correct to point out that Steele's statement puts him "at odds with about 100 percent of the Republican Party." Kristol stated that while Republicans around the country are doing their best to rally their fellow citizens behind the mission, "your statement is more than an embarrassment. It's an affront, both to the honor of the Republican Party and to the commitment of the soldiers figthing to accomplish the mission they've been asked to take on by our elected leaders."
 
The RNC staff, bless their hearts, is once again scrambling to walk back a Steele PR firestorm. But former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) can tell him that it's not possible to walk back video.
 
On a separate note — Happy Fourth of July, everyone.
 

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