John Kasich is trying to sell himself as the compassionate Christian politician who rises above crass politics to “lift [people] up no matter their circumstance,” as he promised Ohio voters last year. But that turns into bait and switch when people learn that Kasich is cranky, mean and dismissive.
And if your ego is so big that your path to victory relies on knocking others out of the race by engaging political operatives who willingly use Nixon-era dirty tricks to protect you, you won’t escape clear eyed criticism by saying you’re doing the Lord’s work.
Gov. Kasich’s multiple personalities may not be the […]Full Story... →
The story lines in this season’s political discourse have been stranger than normal for a bunch of would-be achievers at the local and national forums. For starters, the seismic effect on the Akron mayor’s race by Don Plusquellic’s volatile departure after 28 years has dug deeply into the viscera of not only his opponents but also his supporters. Seismic? Three Democratic mayors in a blink? Hardly time to change all of the official stationary at City Hall to bear the name of Jeff Fusco, Democratic county chairman until a moment ago who stepped aside for county Councilwoman Sandra Kurt. […]Full Story... →
Categories2018 2020 Activism Budget Civil Rights Congressional Races Economy ECOT Education Environment Fair Elections Federal Governor's Race Governor DeWine Guns Health ICYMI Justice Labor LGBT Ohio Legislature Ohio Legislature Plunderbund Plunderbund Action Portman Presidential Safety Senate Race State State Government Statehouse Races Statehouse Races Swing State Voices Taxes and Spending Trump Women's Rights