I am looking for someone with good native intelligence, ability, and work ethic; I'm looking for competence, in other words Management. I'm looking for someone to do things right.
This includes but is not limited to attracting the right people with the right skills, temperment, and core principles to implement programs and policies of the RNC; which will most certainly include the use of technology to its fullest and most beneficial extent and putting boots (people and money) on the ground in precincts, legislative districts, counties, congressional districts, states, etc..
I am looking for a politically astute person (Lee Atwater) who has the right strategic and tactical instincts but can relate to both the local grassroots activist as well as the politically elite and congressional leadership. I am looking for a person of understanding and the will to implement the programs and policies that follow understanding political realities.
I am looking for someone who can effectively articulate conservative principles (Ronald Reagan); and not just the talking points, but someone who truly speaks from their core beliefs. The genuine articulation of these principles will not only need to be spoken to the converted, but to the undecideds, the independents, and yes, even to the loyal opposition and unfriendly press.
I am looking for someone with credibility and peer stature with the media, congressional leaders and other elected officials and someone who will have the character and courage to stand as the loyal proposition; promoting core Republican values even when opposition comes from our own elected representatives.
I am looking for someone who has big ideas (Gingrich) or can gather into the party those with the big ideas and the will to effectively advocate them. Sometimes the big idea is realizing that a lot of small ideas steadily implemented can make a big difference.
I hope I'm not asking for too much... but hey, it is Christmas time...