Ohio Gov. John Kasich certainly has the luck of the Croations working for him—and $3 million so far in promotional advertising—which could be the tiny tick-up he needs to land one of ten seats on the Fox News Channel’s GOP debate bus headed for Cleveland next Thursday.
With the bar set so low, the governor of Ohio can make the cut, sparing him the embarrassment of being lumped in with everyone else. Now that he’s leaving his conservative record of nearly five years in Ohio behind him, the message he’s delivering to ears of virgin New Hampshire voters—”Let’s come together and […]Full Story... →
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn’t know this or doesn’t care. Always courting the rogue role, the moving target that has defined Kasich over the course of his long career in politics was on display when the maverick politico refused to take up residency in the Ohio governor’s mansion after his thin win in 2010.
Always casting government with original sin, the man who spent most of his life so far drinking from that public trough shunned public housing, choosing instead to remain in his private, secluded home, where millions in taxpayer […]Full Story... →
Ohio Gov. John Kasich is not the Jon Huntsman of 2016. He is so much worse. Kasich is worse on nearly every issue than Huntsman has ever been. It’s actually rather insulting to Huntsman.
As soon as Kasich announced, we were treated to pieces like, “John Kasich has a Jon Huntsman problem,” from Salon, and “John Kasich and the Huntsman Trap,” from National Journal, “John Kasich: A Jeb Bush in Jon Huntsman Clothing,” from FiveThirtyEight, “John Kasich risks becoming the new Jon Hunstman,” from HotAir, and finally, “John Kasich enters race. Is he 2016’s Jon […]Full Story... →
Tuesday at his Alma mater in Columbus, Governor John R. Kasich of Ohio will make news when he finally launches his official campaign to be elected president of the United States in 2016.
Even though he makes the official plunge tomorrow, based on how he’s operated over his nearly five years as state CEO, especially how he ducked and evaded questions in his reelection last year about his White House intentions, it’s clear the 63-old chief executive, best known now for his intemperate temper tantrums and abrasive, mean, off-putting personality, has been planning his second run for the White House […]Full Story... →
A new online advertising campaign kicked off this week for the Defending The American Dream Summit to be held in Columbus, Ohio this August. The event is sponsored by the Koch Brother-funded group Americans For Prosperity (AFP).
The ad campaign features many well-known governors who are running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 such as Marco Rubio, Rick Perry and Jeb Bush.
Ohio Governor John Kasich still appears to be off the invitation list, as we first reported back in May.
So why isn’t Ohio Governor Kasich joining top tier presidential candidates like Jeb Bush at an event that will be […]Full Story... →
Plunderbund has long been ahead of the curve of national reporters, and at least one Ohio pundit, in broadcasting the fact that Gov. John R. Kasich, at age 63, acts like a 13-year old teenage jerk. He’s not a born-again jerk, no, he’s been jerky most of his life.
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Now that the twice elected governor is trying for the second time to fool voters into thinking he has a vision or message that’s good for them or their country, archives of his past jerkiness are there for the asking if lazy media would only look.
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At the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual conference this week in Washington D.C., the Republican Party’s evangelical wing was treated to heavenly auditions from many of the ever expanding platoon of GOP contenders who have already declared their candidacy or will soon.
Among those on hand to preach their brand of political gospel to the choir of evangelical Christians in attendance were top tier candidates like Jeb! Bush and second tier candidates like Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Kasich can’t seem to say more than two sentences without including God in his remarks, but he has a very uphill climb to the White […]Full Story... →
When Lebron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat in 2010, former Ohio congressman turned Lehman Brothers banker John R. Kasich was running for governor. Called “The King” for good reason, Lebron James, born and raised a Buckeye in Akron, got beat up by the former Fox News political talk show host, who pretty dumped on him as he left family and friends to venture south to the Sunshine State.
James is arguably the best basketball player of the day, and his exploits on the court bring comparisons with Chicago Bull’s great Michael Jordan as the […]Full Story... →
Looking quaffed and acting all friendly last Sunday, the Governor of Ohio bantered on NBC’s “Meet The Press” with host Chuck Todd about his resume, and how it makes him the most qualified of the other dozen-plus Republican candidates hoping to take on the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 2016.
Widely known as imperious, Ohio’s CEO Caesar harbors multiple personalities ranging from easily irritated to marginally engaged to defiant jerk. Gov. John R. Kasich got nailed by Todd for his intentionally snarky remark about Jeb Bush and his political action committee “Right to Rise.” […]Full Story... →
The “Gorilla” of Wall Street and The Governor of Ohio were very buddy, buddy once upon a time. In the years preceding the housing bubble going pop, this Wall Street “Gorilla” made a fortune running Lehman Brothers before his name, as Bloomberg News said recently about Dick Fuld as he reemerges from national ignominy over the meltdown on Wall Street, “became synonymous with the hubris that preceded the financial crisis and the chaotic years that followed.”
Known for his brusque style, Mr. Fuld found a kindred spirit and bosom buddy in John R. Kasich, whose similarly brusque style […]Full Story... →
Like a chameleon changing color to blend into a new surrounding, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is venturing outbound to safe Republican venues to boost his near-zero national polling numbers enough that he won’t be embarrassed by not qualifying to be among the top ten GOP candidates who will stand on stage in Cleveland in August for the party’s first presidential debate.
Q-Poll Pegs Kasich At 2 Percent
A Quinnipiac University National poll released Thursday shows gridlock at the top of Republican totem pole to be president. There are five leaders – or no leaders – as Republican voters […]Full Story... →
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