There are 168 members of the Republican National Committee. The AP interviewed 51 of them, 39 of which said they’d prefer Michael Steele not be on the ballot for reelection as RNC chairman in January.
Be careful though and don’t over-read that. As we saw with Nancy Pelosi’s re-election as the top Dem in the House, it takes more than general discontent to oust a leader. You need the opposition to coalesce around a viable alternative. Heck, you need a viable alternative.
David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.