From the daily archives: Friday, April 22, 2011

So here’s an interesting fact for you: Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel was 2 years old when Ken Blackwell was elected Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Despite the very large age difference, it seems quite possible that the two Ohio politicians could be facing each other in a primary battle next fall.

Blackwell and Mandel have a lot in common. Both started out as somewhat liberal and ended up on the far-right side of politics. Both serve/served as Ohio Treasurer. Both never seem satisfied with their current job. And both have expressed interest in running for Sherrod Brown’s Senate in 2012.

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TEA PARTY DISCOVERY #5: Identity Crisis

The Tea Party members should consider reading the Constitution and Federalist Papers to better align their stated mission and values with their guiding documents.

Have pity for these lost souls and kindly direct them to review their core values. I would like to emphasize an excerpt from the Federalist Papers, #85 as evidence.

The judgments of many must unite in the work; Experience must guide their labor; Time must bring it to perfection; . . . ought to put them upon their guard against. . . military despotism of a victorious demagogue . . . I know […]

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