From the daily archives: Thursday, September 6, 2012

Sure hope he didn’t think I’d forget.

Roughly 3 years ago I got into it with some of our friends on the right.  They were using an article by Steve Kraske at the Kansas City Star that took serious liberties with a quote from POTUS in order to make it look as though he was hinting at not running for a second term:

“You know, if – if I feel like I’ve made the very best decisions for the American people and three years from now I look at it and, you know, my poll numbers are in the tank […]

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You forget just how good this guy is until you see it again.  Bill Clinton is one of the best political orators of our time.  He has a natural ability to connect with a large audience by making everyone in the audience think he is just talking to them.  His style is very conversational and that’s why he connects so well.  It’s amazing to watch even if you aren’t a Democrat.

His speech last night at the DNC was a watershed moment in the election.  Clinton brought his best stuff and I agree with a friend of the blog on […]

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I get glimpses of Josh Mandel, the Republican Whiz Kid and Ohio Treasurer running for the U.S. Senate in Ohio. His Midas-like right-wing sponsors want to oust Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown, the Democrat. What a surprise!

I see Josh in a brief TV clip standing with Mitt Romney in front of a bunch of coal miners in Southeast Ohio. Not until later do we learn that the miners were ordered by the company bosses to appear at the event and docked a day’s pay for not being at work. Nice.

I see Josh in another film clip standing […]

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I know this will come as a big surprise to everyone, but the Columbus Disgrace has again shown their true colors in being a Republican rag.

Both the Plain Dealer and Toledo Blade recently came out in editorials in support of restoring early voting in the last weekend before the election and have urged both Secretary of State Jon Husted and Attorney General Mike Dewine to comply with the Economus ruling and not try to appeal.


After U.S. District Judge Peter Economus ruled last Friday that Ohio boards of elections must offer in-person, early-voting hours during the final three days […]

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