Steele Injects Race Into Obama’s Request That Paterson Not Run | Talking Points Memo

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele had just finished telling Face the Nation‘s Bob Schieffer this morning that opposition to President Obama and health care reform had nothing to do with race when he seemed to accuse the President of letting race play a factor in another decision.Asked about this morning’s New York Times story that reports Obama has asked unpopular and struggling Gov. David Paterson (D-NY) not to run in the 2010 Democratic primary, Steele said:

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