Daily Archives: December 24, 2010

The Nominees: The 2010 Lee Atwater Republican of the Year Award by Gregory Hilton

I had the pleasure and honor of working in the White House Political Affairs Office with Ed Rollins, Lee Atwater and Lyn Nofziger. They were all kind to me and the job was a real adventure.

We will soon mark the 20th anniversary of Lee’s passing, and I still miss him. I took this idea from the Democratic Underground organization which has its own “Lee Atwater Evil Republican of the Year Award” complete with a photo of his grave. They want to bash him but I want to remember his good qualities, and this is the type of discussion he would have enjoyed. Continue reading