Log Cabin praises Bush campaign leader

Racicot, Gillespie and Cino reflect that inclusion is a winning strategy

June 17, 2003 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Blogger Tumblr

(WASHINGTON, DC) – Log Cabin Republicans today praised the selection of Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Gov. Marc Racicot as chairman of the Bush-Cheney re-election committee.

"The numbers don't lie, Marc Racicot has been one of the most successful chairmen in the history of the Republican National Committee. The election results under his watch demonstrate that the GOP has made great strides under Governor Racicot's tenure," said Log Cabin Republican Executive Director Patrick Guerriero.

"Governor Racicot and President George Bush understand that when the GOP is committed to tolerance, inclusion and a big tent for our party, we win. And win big. We look forward to working with them both to assure the Republican Party stays the majority party in America," continued Guerriero.

Log Cabin Republicans also are pleased with the selection of Ed Gillespie as the new RNC chairman and Maria Cino as deputy chairman.

"Both Ed and Maria understand that you build a party by addition not subtraction. They are smart and effective political strategists. Their leadership of the Republican National Committee bodes well for all Republicans," said Mark Mead, political director of Log Cabin Republicans and former deputy regional political director for the Republican National Committee.

Miss Cino received the "Spirit of Lincoln" award in 2001 from the Log Cabin Republicans. The "Spirit of Lincoln" award is the highest honor Log Cabin Republicans bestows on individuals who work to make tolerance and inclusion a permanent part of the Republican Party.