White House: Steele's Problem Isn't Race Card, It's His Credit Card

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Michael Steele appeared on Good Morning America the Monday. When George Stephanopoulos asked him if he believed that he was being treated unfairly over bondage-gate due to his race, Steele replied:

The honest answer is, ‘Yes, Barack Obama has a slimmer margin. A lot of folks do. It’s a different role for me to play and others to play and that’s just the reality of it. But you just take that as a part of the nature of it.

When asked about this, White House spokesman, Robert Gibbs replied:

I think that it is a very silly comment to make. I think Michael Steele’s problem isn’t the race card, it’s the credit card.

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