Critics are calling the prospect of Kasich 4 Prez “sheer fun” and “pure entertainment.” I myself have been an outspoken advocate for Kasich wasting massive amounts of time and money on a doomed mission to slake his presidential thirst.
And he’s well on his way, doubling […]Full Story... →
John Kasich continued to pretend he’s not campaigning for president this week while traveling to New Hampshire to campaign for president. And he apparently impressed upon everyone just how golly-gee nice he is by declining to attack Hillary Clinton.
A column in the Boston Globe titled, “Ohio Governor John Kasich’s positive politics,” came on the heels of two national magazine profiles that referred to Kasich as arrogant, prickly, rude and and off-putting jerk.
In the Globe piece, columnist Scott Lehigh was struck by Kasich’s failure to Obama thrash and Clinton bash.
“Indeed, he declined even when an audience […]Full Story... →
There is no advance guidance from Team Kasich on which one of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s multiple personalities—mean, off-putting jerk, teary eyed compassionate or bored and impatient know-it-all—will be on display when he meets with a top German diplomat Thursday in Columbus.
Reports say that the German ambassador to the U.S., Peter Wittig, is scheduled to speak Thursday afternoon at a Columbus Metropolitan Club event. Organizers say he will talk about “the ongoing importance of the trans-Atlantic relationship in the face of an increasingly volatile international landscape.” Prior to his speaking event, Wittig is slated to meet with the […]Full Story... →
New polling released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University in Iowa, the first 2016 primary state, shows that among the 14 GOP candidates whose names are bandied around as Hillary slayers, Ohio Gov. John Kasich can’t move past 2 percentage points, tying him with the likes of Carly Fiorina, the failed CEO who lost her only race for elected office, and Rick Santorum, a former whackadoodle GOP senator from Pennsylvania.
Last year, when the incumbent governor purposely did not hold a campaign announcement event to show how unorthodoxy he is, he strolled to an easy win over a Democratic challenger who […]Full Story... →
The Columbus Dispatch editorialized as expected for Gov. Kasich’s long-shot, quixotic crusade to amend the U.S. Constitution with a balanced budget amendment [BBA] conceived at a national constitutional convention. “The U.S. government has developed a harmful addiction to spending, something Gov. John Kasich wants to address by passing a federal balanced-budget amendment through a convention of the states,” the governor’s adjunct PR department wrote the day after Christmas. “The first step toward conquering a problem is recognizing that one has a problem; that requires a break from business as usual, something at which Kasich is expert.”
Resorting to Team […]Full Story... →
John Kasich believes himself to be a truly dear and inspirational leader and governor. But by not debating this year, Kasich turned upside down a long-held tradition that allows the public to see the sense and strength of each candidate’s ideas, or why they don’t measure up. This was a terrible testament to the core theme of Kasich’s “Courage Is Contagious: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things to Change the Face of America,” written and released as his ninth term in congress was ending, just prior to his short, ill-fated run for president in 2000.Full Story... →
When a reporter politely asked Ohio’s Republican governor why he wouldn’t be appearing at tonight’s City Club debate alongside his Democratic challenger, John Kasich nearly went ballistic. With his RLS fully on display, Kasich chided the reporter for daring to raise the issue, making it clear that he was not-so-secretly sick of questions from “people like you” – aka members of the press.
“I’ve already explained all the stuff I have to explain,” said Kasich. “I’ve spent about ten and a half hours here with people like you… and letting people across the state know how I feel about things and… uh… […]Full Story... →
Guest Post by Roldo Bartimole
When you see a bus heading toward a group of children you gotta do something. You can’t keep quiet or just stand there and do nothing.
That’s why I find it necessary to speak out against Gov. John Kasich, especially after his dumb down State of the State speech.
It was more a Fox News cheer lead than a message Ohioans need to hear. Phony passion in place of thought. Thoughtfulness isn’t in Kasich’s vocabulary. It’s too hard. He doesn’t do hard.
As I learned from Plain Dealer political writer Mark Naymik on the WCPN’s […]Full Story... →
If you are surprised by Kasich’s latest gaff – calling a police office an idiot multiple times at his EPA meeting last month – then obviously missed all of the warnings we gave you during the campaign.
Here’s the video…
And the transcription (ht Dispatch):
“Have you ever been stopped by a policeman who’s an idiot?” the governor asked.
“I had this idiot pull me over on (Route) 315. He says, ‘You passed this […]Full Story... →
If you’ve arrived here doing some last minute research before going out to the polls I want to reiterate something we’ve been talking about for a long time and something that really should be on your mind when you vote today.
Before you jump to the conclusion that this angry John Kasich narrative is just some contrivance of the Democratic party or of the Strickland campaign intended to vilify their opponent I want […]Full Story... →
So, let me get this straight, John Kasich can tour around Ohio for THREE YEARS blasting the Governor over just about everything the Governor has done, but Ted Strickland makes ONE SPEECH focusing on John Kasich’s record, and he’s a victim of a smear campaign.
Ted Strickland will talk to Ohioans about his record.? His campaign website contains more information about Ted Strickland’s record than John Kasich has about his record or vision for Ohio (and Strickland’s) combined.
The real reason for all the whining by Kamp Kasich is that they literally were unprepared for the Governor to […]Full Story... →
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