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Is a Consolation Lynching Coming?

04/12/2009 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

Anyone else wondering, as I am, whether some of those scary fanatical conservatives, who had such a serious problem with America electing a black president, will see an opportunity for a consolation prize, of sorts, by taking down Michael Steele as RNC chairman?

I suspect those folks' hatred for Obama was a whole lot less about his political philosophy than it was about the color of his skin, and there's a decent chance the GOP will soon be forced to deal with some of the hatred we witnessed last fall being expressed inward this time around towards their self-proclaimed hip hop chairman?

I hope I am wrong and I definitely am not wishing for it. The country does not need it. But something tells me we might start seeing some of those same people firing a few hate-filled salvos at Steele and the Republican Party in the coming weeks.

Mark Nickolas is the Managing Editor of Political Base.