Add the Republican National Committee to the list of those welcoming Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s decision to stay in Washington and run for House Minority Leader after Tuesday’s Democratic shellacking at the hands of the GOP.
Many Republicans made hay raising the specter of the “Obama-Pelosi agenda” on the campaign trail this year, but perhaps none more so than RNC chair Michael Steele. He set off across the country on a Fire Pelosi bus tour and adorned RNC HQ with a giant “Fire Pelosi” banner over the front door.
For Steele and the RNC, Pelosi was enemy number one. Steele took great joy when voters obeyed his banner and his bus and stripped Pelosi of her House majority on Tuesday night. Now, with Pelosi planning to stay as the head of House Democrats, Steele is offering caucus voters some more advice in banner form.This went up today:
Republicans are clearly pleased at the idea of still having Pelosi to kick around.