From the daily archives: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

A year ago, when New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie served as chairman of the Republican Governor’s Association, stumping for Republicans across the nation, he and Ohio Gov. John Kasich were bosom buddies.

They saw themselvesĀ as reflections of each other. Mr. Christie and Mr. Kasich, who have been elected twice by their state’s voters, have little if any daylight between them on virtually any issue of the day, from advocating for lower taxes and less government regulation to hounding teacher unions and guttingĀ public pension plans, among many other topics.

Christie No Longer Loving Kasich

But now that each is […]

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The “chief architect” of George W. Bush’s winning (?) presidential campaigns has thrown in his twopence on who does and does not have a chance at winning the GOP presidential nomination in 2016, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich makes the cut while the Man Called Trump does not.

I’m referring to Karl Rove. The question mark after the word “winning” is a reference to the fact that George W. Bush lost the 2000 general election, at least by an empirical measure before the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in.

As far as Rove’s architectural work, G.W.’s campaigns had about as much […]

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