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Chip Saltsman

Being in Black Face

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith Ellis

I must admit to not knowing much about Mr. Steele, except that he is black and looks more like our current popular president than Mike Duncan or Katon Dawson.

Sam Stein

Chip Saltsman Withdraws From RNC Race After 'Magic Negro,' 'Star Spanglish Banner' Stirs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Chip Saltsman, a former chief aide to GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, has withdrawn from the race to be chairman of the Republican N...

RNC Chair Candidates Compete To Hate Bush More

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As they begin meeting in Washington today, many members of the Republican National Committee are focusing their ire against what they considered Georg...

RNC Chair Candidate Chip Saltsman Unapologetic For Sending Around "Barack The Magic Negro" Song (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Chip Saltsman went on MSNBC Tuesday morning with the intention to promote his candidacy for the Republican National Committee chairmanship. Instead, h...

Blaxploitation, GOP Style

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Baker

Tthe GOP is stepping up efforts to stress diversity, but is resorting to a tried-and-true W. tactic: the promotion of compromised, disreputable individuals -- a kind of lemon diversity that only highlights their cynicism and contempt for the public.

Saltsman and Allen: Separated at Birth?

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

These two Southerners share a striking resemblance and a gift for race-based humor. But could they also share genes? Or alleles, at the very least?

The GOP Must Denounce Limbaugh, The Rest Of Us Should Boycott Clear Channel

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

Barack the Magic Negro is hardly the most offensive thing that Limbaugh has said. It is high time for the Republican Party and the USA as a whole to reject and denounce Rush Limbaugh.

Showdown Over GOP Leadership Opens Rifts Over Party's Future

Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following an election that has left Republicans with no clear vision about how to regain power, the normally low-profile race to head the GOP's nation...

Chip "Barack The Magic Negro" Saltsman's RNC Campaign Ad

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

It's nice to see people being comfortable with who they are. Chip is inspiring Republicans around the country to stand up and say "We are white. We are racist. We are proud."

Ken Blackwell, If Barack Obama is a Magic Negro, Then What Type of Negro Do They Think You Are?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

As an African American Republican, one of the irritations I have is with other Black Republicans who are apologists for racist actions and statements made by white Republican leaders.

Republicans: "Magic Negro" Song Good For RNC Candidate

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Politico reports that RNC candidate Chip Saltsman's distribution of a song called "Barack the Magic Negro" hasn't killed his chances -- in fact, the s...

Will Other GOP Officials Condemn the Magic Negro Ridicule?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

If Saltsman felt that he could issue the CD and get away with it, it's because too many other Republicans have made offensive racial slips or digs in the past with little or no consequence.

Sam Stein

Chip Saltsman Leads GOP To Soul-Searching Period

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican National Committee is set to host a historic series of discussions and debates in early January that will likely affect not just the fu...

Chip Saltsman As Glenn Quagmire?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

No offense to Seth MacFarlane, love you! But Chip-eroo looks too much like your creation of sleaze.

My Response to the Mean-Spirited "Barack the Magic Negro"

Peter Yarrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Yarrow

Taking a children's song and twisting it in such vulgar, mean-spirited way, is a slur to our entire country and our common agreement to move beyond racism.

A Chip By Any Other Name . . .

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

As a progressive Democrat, I'm rooting for Saltsman, who used to be Mike Huckabee's campaign manager, to be the next head of the Republican National Committee.

RNC Candidate Distributes 'Barack The Magic Negro' Song

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATE*** 12/27 4:45PM Reaction on the right to Saltsman's distribution of a song called "Barack the Magic Negro" in his quest to become the new ch...

Why Isn't CNN Using External Twitter Links?

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

By clicking their Twitter links, I can see the candidates are replying to people, retweeting others, and engaging with the American people.

RNC Issues Apology to Negroes

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

In the apology, the RNC ripped Saltsman's song, calling it "tone-deaf, unacceptable, and offensive to every negro in the country."

Boys Behaving Badly: Romney & Huckabee's Final Bout

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- In the final hours before the Iowa caucuses, the top two Republican candidates continued their verbal slugfest by trading accusations o...