Instead he's been pushed out, kicking and screaming.
For that, he and everyone involved should be congratulated. What a spectacle to behold:
Virginia's GOP chairman oustedLooking on the bright side, 97% of Virginia voters couldn't care less about this internecine cat fight. But with the drubbing that the GOP has taken in recent elections, is this the sort of thing that key Republicans - like Bob McDonnell - want splashed across the pages of the commonwealth's newspapers?
By Michael Sluss, Roanoke Times
Glen Allen -- Virginia Republicans took the extraordinary step of dumping Chairman Jeff Frederick on Saturday, hoping to put an end to a tumultuous, 10-month period marked by missteps, controversy and defeat at the polls.
In a closed-door meeting that lasted more than five hours, members of the state party's governing body voted 57-18 for Frederick's removal, barely mustering the three-fourths majority needed to oust the chairman. Frederick, a state delegate from Prince William County, expressed disappointment with the outcome but hinted that he may fight to win back the post when the Virginia GOP holds its convention May 30.
"People don't always like change," Frederick told reporters after the vote, which left some of his supporters seething. "Too many are still invested in ... [link]
Where's the leader who can take everyone into a room and do a little James A. Wells, Assistant U.S. Attorney General on them:
Now we'll talk all day if you want to. But, come sundown, there's gonna be two things true that ain't true now. One is that the United States Department of Justice is goin' to know what in the good Christ - e'scuse me, Angie - is goin' on around here. And the other's I'm gonna have somebody's ass in muh briefcase.Bob, if you're