Michael Steele Puts the Hat in Phathead


Michael Steele introduced a new fashion accessory at today’s Republican National Committee meeting in Kansas City, when, like almost everyone in the audience, the RNC Chairman donned a bright-red “Fire Pelosi” cap. It was something of a theme at the event. And a “Fire Nancy Pelosi” bus tour will begin this fall.

What is it with Michael Phathead Steele and hats? From POLITICO (4/30/09):

Republican National Chairman Michael Steele said Thursday that despite Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter’s recent departure, the GOP remains a party of many hats because “that’s how we roll.”

“I look at it this way,” Steele explained to the hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “The four of us are, let’s say for the sake of this example, all wearing a hat that says ‘GOP.’ All right?”

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“You wear your hat one way. You like to wear it, you know, kind of cocked to the left, you know, because that’s cool out West,” Steele said. “In the Midwest, you guys like to wear it a little bit to the right. In the South, you guys like to wear the brim straight ahead. Now, the Northeast, I wear my hat backwards, you know, because that’s how we roll in the Northeast.”

“But what do you recognize?” Steele asked. “We all are wearing the hat that says ‘GOP’ because that’s what we believe. That’s who we are.”

Well, kids, I can’t show you all 500 hats, but we can look at a few of them. We’ve already seen a couple of them, like the matador hat he wore to impress Michele Batshit Bachmann:

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…as well as the Carmen Miranda special:

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…nothing says phatxheadx like a bicorne hat!

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Now, I’m not fashion maven, but I think a hat should reflect your personalty.


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(Apologies to Dr. Seuss)


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15 responses to “Michael Steele Puts the Hat in Phathead

  1. sorry so late, kids, just got home.

  2. Too bad she got health care passed first, what a bunch of sad sack losers these guys are. Another stellar Republican idea.

    • apparently, the rethugs’ parents never taught them to be good losers. they’re like a bunch of spoiled brats who didn’t get their way, so now they’re going to hold their breath until they turn blue. it’s okay with me if they get to a nice shade of navy before they remember to breathe again.

  3. Nice retrospective on Phathead.

  4. The hat of ass, the party of hole. Like that idea of them all holding their breath. Then we can all say “I didn’t know you were blueish?”

  5. Oh my you’ve outdone yourself here!

    Can’t believe this ass hat still has his job!

  6. I’m REALLY happy that I don’t live in the scary and dysfunctional world that could spawn this post or it’s comments.

    You are exactly what you claim the people you disagree with are — uninformed, psychotic wonderfucks.

    Carry on, buy a PBR and refuse to shave.

    That’ll change the world.

  7. Way to raise above the fray hero.

    Nice to see your reasoned response to a disagreement, rationalized by a common statement.

    I will contact the politcal hall of justice, I’m sure holder has a place for your kind of reasonable discourse.