Offensive Saltsman Out of the Running for RNC Chairmanship

News & Politics

Congressional Quarterly reports that Chip Saltsman -- who became notorious for mailing out "Barack the Magic Negro" CDs as a Christmas present to friends -- will not be on the ballot for chairman of the Republican National Committee because he was "unable to cobble together the six supporters necessary for nomination. The deadline for Saltsman to come up with two nominators from each of three states was 5 p.m." The remaining five candidates are: current chairman Mike Duncan, former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, former Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell, South Carolina Chairman Katon Dawson and Michigan Chairman Saul Anuzis.

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