Steele praises ACORN CEO, says he respects organization’s history

Posted Oct 6, 2009, 2:40 PM PT by Jed Lewison • First broadcast: Oct 6, 2009

Michael Steele praises Bertha Lewis, the CEO of ACORN, and says he hope the organzation can overcome the stigma of a few bad apples because he respects the organization’s history of "working in the community and helping the poor":

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Steele’s comments were made on September 21, 2009 at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. Coincidentally, ACORN was founded in Little Rock.

h/t: Daily Kos diarist KingOneEye.