Before Ohio’s 63-year old governor got the backing of one favorite son of the Deep South, former Mississippi Senator Trent Lott, John Kasich got backed by an equally backward leader, 72-year old Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, who jumped on-board Kasich’s crawling White House express in mid-August.
A dermatologist by training, the twice-elected Bentley “proactively reached out to Governor Kasich to offer his support,” a Kasich spokesman said at the time about the endorsement, which was pitched as a “big deal” because it sent a message about Alabama and the GOP presidential primary in the South.
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