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Michael Steele Slams RNC Chair For Comparing Obama To Italian Captain

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus quickly drew flak from Democrats and others yesterday for comparing President Obama to the captain of the doomed Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia. “It’s ok to make light of horrific ship crashes if the people who died weren’t Americans?” ABC News’ Jake Tapper asked on Twitter. Apparently the comment was a bridge too far even for Priebus’ predecessor, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, who called the analogy “unfortunate” on MSNBC this morning. “I mean, people died in that situation,” Steele said. Watch it:

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