"Make no mistake about it - [the] crazy racist, homophobic and xenophobic National Committeeman has tremendous power in the Michigan GOP. ... If [Dave] Agema were to run for reelection to his post, he would win." -- Republican consultant Joe Munem after attending the Feb. 20-21 Michigan GOP state convention
Dave Agema was elected to his post almost three years ago.
Since then, he's unleashed a string of eye-popping homophobic comments (gays want free health care because they're all dying of AIDS). He's insulted Muslims many times ("Have you ever seen a Muslim do anything that contributes positively to the American way of life?")
Most recently, Agema shared on Facebook (his favorite medium) an article on African-American crime that appeared in a white supremacist magazine, as conservative MLive columnist Ken Braun pointed out (Agema called it "very enlightening.")