From the daily archives: Saturday, November 30, 2013

Living in a state whose governor keeps ratcheting down food stamps, I confess to sticking an asterisk  on every report of John  Kasich’s feel-good outreach to the needy.  Reference:  The Toledo Blade’s report on his Photo Op pop-up Thanksgiving appearance in Willard, Oh.  after a train derailment forced the residents of 400 homes to leave because of the danger of escaping chemicals.

The governor  turned up at the Willard High School cafeteria  where the evacuees were served  a good dinner as he assured them that their difficulties were very much on his mind.

It was the political thing to do […]

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