From the daily archives: Sunday, February 17, 2013

What’s the best way to avoid a criminal investigation in Ohio?  Be a Republican.

What’s the best way to have a prosecutor dig through your life?  Criticize John Kasich.

Recent news makes it seem to be that simple.

Joesph highlighted the case of Beth Trombold who was recently appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).  Because some of the spots on PUCO are reserved for Democrats or Independents, party affiliation is important.

The Plain Dealer explains what happened:

Trombold, of Columbus, called herself a Republican when she applied for a different vacancy on the regulatory panel […]

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