But now it's straight up cancelled!
Ticket holders were sent the following email on Friday:
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On Friday, the Republican National Committee appointed Michael Steele, a former Maryland lieutenant governor, as its chairman.
He is the first African American to hold this post.
If the party was not in peril of being totally irrelevant or if there was no Obama, would Mr. Steele's selection have happened?
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