From the daily archives: Saturday, November 28, 2009

John Kasich is having pretty good luck right now. He has the endorsement of his party and no serious primary challenger to contend with. On top of that, he’s got the shitty economy that he can blame on his opponent.

For a guy who left politics nearly a decade ago after running a horrible failure of a presidential campaign, he’s looking pretty good except for the lack of money thing and the fact that 70% of Ohioans don’t know him.

And even that second part – the part about people not knowing him – that actually could be viewed as […]

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So John Kasich is traveling the country getting paid to speak at corporate events. Paid a lot, actually.

From Vegas to Minnesota, Kasich is raking in up to THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS a piece for these gigs. That’s more cash for a single afternoon’s work than many Ohioans make in a whole year. Nice work if you can get it.

And what exactly is John doing with all of this money?

Yesterday I discussed the possibility that he needed it to pay for his extravagant lifestyle. And that certainly does seem plausable. But it seems just as […]

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