From the daily archives: Tuesday, August 23, 2011

People who run for President tend to be rich. And it always seems to come up in political ads and political jabs.

Maddow made a joke tonight about Mitt Romney as Thurston B. Howell, III, the rich guy from Gilligan’s Island.

It was a cute segment and hit on some important points about the ultra rich and the problems they face when running for higher office. But I think she could have up with a much better example: John Kerry.

Here’s Kerry and Romney.

Oh, and here’s a picture of Mitt Romney’s house on Lake Winnipesaukee. Notice […]

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The Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge No. 9 represents 28 law-enforcement agencies in Franklin County.

Last year they endorsed 19 Republicans and 6 Democrats.

This morning, one year later, they endorsed 13 Democrats and 3 Republicans – including Columbus Mayor Mike Coleman and four Columbus City Council members – all Democrats who have shown their support for public employee unions by rejecting Senate Bill 5.

Back in March we interviewed Jim Gilbert, President of FOP Lodge 9, about his organization’s decision to withdraw their 2010 endorsement of Republican State Senator Kevin Bacon over his support of […]

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