From the daily archives: Thursday, March 8, 2012

A great deal of campaigning is storytelling.  Messaging.  For a challenger those stories usually include fear-based rhetoric intended to cast doubt.  We have and will continue to see that from the Romney camp and his millionaire friends.  Incumbents also have a story to tell and President Obama will need to do the same kind of clearing the air he did in his original campaign.  Obfuscation plays to the GOP and they’ll do as much muddying as they can.

Today, Obama for America announced a new documentary that they will be using to garner support on the ground.  It’s no surprise […]

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The Enquirer reported yesterday that pending defense cuts could have a huge impact on Ohio’s National Guard bases, potentially costing the loss of up to 1,000 jobs in Ohio. As a result, nearly every Governor signed a letter urging Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to reconsider the cuts. Kasich did not.

According to the Enquirer, Kasich spokesman Rob Nichols said:

“the draft letter opposing the Guard cuts was sent to Kasich’s chief of staff … But “it got buried in her stuff,” Nichols said.”

Ah yes. The old “it got buried in her stuff” excuse.

Thing is, it’s […]

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