The Democrats are keeping quiet on the rumor
published this morning in the Politico
, that Norm Coleman might take over as RNC chairman after a potential Michael Steele departure.
So far, the national party and the Franken campaign are not commenting. Even the Minnesota DFL Party -- the folks who have brought us some of the best anti-Coleman attack lines out there -- is declining to comment. As one anonymous Democratic official said: "When the Republicans are forming a circular firing squad, the last thing we're going to do is step into the middle."
Meanwhile, a Washington GOP source expressed some skepticism to TPM about the whole idea of putting Norm in: "If the argument against Steele is that he's not conservative enough, then no, it's absurd."