Last year Jim Petro lost a tough primary election to Ken Blackwell.

Last week it was rumored that he would run for congress in Ohio’s 15th district.

Two days ago he announced he “wants to run for Ohio Supreme Court chief justice” instead.

And today he started his campaign by announcing he would
work pro bono to free convicted rapist Roger Dean Gillispie.

Sure, the evidence is lacking and may actually point toward his innocence…

But come on Jim- it’s really much too soon to start pimping yourself with cheesy quotes like this:

My heart goes out to him. It really does ? 16 years (in prison). Oh, my God. I get choked up when I think about it