From the daily archives: Thursday, May 19, 2011

On Monday we reported that Kasich was escorted to the front of the line at the BMV – and today someone just posted video.

Not only does it show Kasich with his posse (told you so!) but it also shows Kasich asking a young man: “Is this your mother?” It turns out it was (obviously!) his girlfriend.

Two more voters that will never vote for Kasich again. Keep it up, Governor.

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Senator Sherrod Brown is up for reelection in 2012 and we found out today that Ken Blackwell has nearly a 2:1 polling advantage over his closest GOP rival to challenge Brown next year.

I thought I’d give you a quick preview of what we can expect if the Republicans decide to run Ken again…

Don’t listen to the detractors, Ken. Everyone at Plunderbund is rooting for you!

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I had a short twitter ‘discussion’ with Matt Mayer of the Buckeye Institute earlier this week regarding Kasich’s plan to force college professors to teach more classes and spend less time doing research.

Matt seems to think professors who were hired specifically for their research abilities, who are often funded by grants from private industry and who bring notoriety and a great deal of funding and revenue to their Universities, ought to be spending more time teaching Chemistry 101 instead of working on research with their grad students.

Here’s a short list of reasons why this is a […]

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This morning, Quinnipiac released its data on the Presidential and Senate races in Ohio. Quinnipiac finds that Ken Blackwell has a substantial lead among GOP primary voters over State Treasurer Josh Mandel and former State Senator (Disclosure: I sued him once) Kevin Coughlin.

Blackwell also polls the best against Sherrod Brown of the three GOP candidates tested. I don’t think Ken Blackwell began this year thinking about running for the U.S. Senate, but I bet he is now that yet another poll shows him as the prohibitive GOP frontrunner. (I’m not kidding.)

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