Under Mr. Steele's helm, the “old” may seem inappropriate in the Grand Old Party's affectionate nickname. He said he is putting a new public relations team into place to update the party's image.
“It will be avant garde, technically,” he said. “It will come to table with things that will surprise everyone - off the hook.”
ABC NEWS VIA GETTY IMAGES Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele says the Grand Old Party is in need of an "off the hook" public relations offensive to attract young blacks and Hispanics.
Does that mean cutting-edge?
“I don't do 'cutting-edge,' “ he said. “That's what Democrats are doing. We're going beyond cutting-edge.”
The GOP's plan is to go 'hip-hop?'
This coming from the party of the extreme right wing who screech 'Blame Pedro for taking your jobs!', the evangelicals who believe Jesus will come and take his Followers home, and the architects of the Southern Strategy?