Relevant snippet from MSNBC's First Read
From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Michael Steele just doesn't stop.
He sat in and guest-hosted Bill Bennett's conservative radio program on Friday, March 6th, and didn't likely do himself many favors. (Hat tip: Sam Stein, Huffington Post).
How does the current RNC Chairman have the time to host a radio show?
Anyway, on the program, he was his usual boisterous, free-wheeling self.
"I've survived my first month of RNC Chairman," he proclaimed. He called charges against him "99% made up by our opponents," specifically CNN and MSNBC, who are trying to "blow things up."
He added that his tough week, spurred mostly by a GQ interview in which he called abortion an "individual choice," was "part of an orchestrated plan by [James] Carville and Rahm Emanuel. ... "It's been an instructive week."
He rollickingly refuted the existence of global warming. And as evidence, he uses Greenland, which "was once called Greenland for a reason, right?"
"We are cooling," Steele insisted. "We are not warming. The warming you see out there, the supposed warming, and I use my fingers as quotation marks, is part of the cooling process. Greenland, which is covered in ice, it was once called Greenland for a reason, right? Iceland, which is now green.
Oh I love this. Like we know what this planet is all about. How long have we been here? How long? Not very long."
He also got the first name wrong of Italian fascist Benito Mussolini, calling him "Roberto."The source thinks the Vikings came from Minnesota