This is pretty stunning that we’re not seeing this in the reporting yet. (HT: Video from OhioCapitalBlog who needs to film a little further away.)
Here’s Kasich talking about how he’ll pay these corporate fat cats bonuses for doing the work that state employees already do for less:
Ha ha! I’ve never had to tell you putzes in the media how much I made from Lehman Brothers for soliciting Ohio’s pension funds… suckers. Aren’t I funny?
Then here’s Kasich actually promising that he’ll keep the bonuses he pays the corporate execs he’ll empower with dividing the corporate welfare pie among themselves private:
And there’s State Auditor Mary Taylor and the Republican House Minority Leader laughing about it.
- John Kasich wants to privatize economic development in Ohio and give the very business entities that seek corporate welfare the ability to divvy it up as they see fit.
- He’s planning on paying them, with taxpayer dollars, a salary that will, in his own words pay a “competitive salary to energize them” as well as bonuses.
- He’s actually promising to keep the people of Ohio whose tax money is being used for these bonuses in the dark about it.
- Our State Auditor and House Minority Leader apparently see nothing wrong with this.
Again, I ask, what could possibly go wrong?
Just imagine how much Ohio would have been if we would have already had a Governor Kasich paying Lehman Brothers untold bonuses for its “economic development” of Ohio….
It’s a New Day, indeed.
John Kasich has gone from hiding his Lehman Brothers roots to promising to GOVERN from it (corporate cronyism, undisclosed bonuses).