From the daily archives: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

John Kasich is promoting his latest book, “Two Paths,” but the tale of today’s version of the book tour could better be named “Two Ironies.”

Tonight, in an appearance on MSNBC, Governor Kasich opined on the irresponsible GOP practice of “dynamic scoring” where policymakers invent rosy scenarios in which tax cuts will result in so much economic growth that they pay for themselves.

Here’s the funny thing about that: today, while Kasich was in New York selling books, lawmakers back in Ohio were grappling with an $800 million budget shortfall caused by six years of Kasich tax cuts that resulted […]

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Author J.D. Vance has made the most of his memoir, “Hillbilly Elegy,” and it’s tale of his family’s struggle in Appalachian Kentucky and Ohio.

Most recently, Vance was the keynote speaker at the Lucas County Republican Party’s Lincoln Day Dinner.

From the Toledo Blade:

Mr. Vance urged the Republican Party to promote policies that will restore upward mobility to the working class.

“Stories like mine are less and less common today. The prospects of a kid growing up at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder and rising to the top is less and less frequent,” Mr. Vance […]

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