Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Michael Steele wishes he was a Democrat...

Michael Steele, Republican from Maryland, sure went to great lengths to hide his party affiliation. Slimey stuff, eh? If I remember correctly, (and I do) CNN even identified him as a Democrat at one point within the past week. I guess he even fooled them.

Lie Cheat and Steele

GOP Fliers Apparently Were Part Of Strategy


The six Trailways motorcoaches draped in Ehrlich and Steele campaign banners rumbled down Interstate 95 just before dawn on Election Day.

On board, 300 mostly poor African Americans from Philadelphia ate doughnuts, sipped coffee and prepared to spend the day at the Maryland polls. After an early morning greeting from Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s wife, Kendel, they would fan out in white vans across Prince George's County and inner-city Baltimore, armed with thousands of fliers that appeared to be designed to trick black Democrats into voting for the two Republican candidates.

The glossy fliers bore photos of black Democratic leaders on the front. Under the headline "Democratic Sample Ballot" were boxes checked in red for Ehrlich and Senate candidate Michael S. Steele, who were not identified as Republicans. Their names were followed by a long list of local Democratic candidates.


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