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Meet Clueless Kasich

On August 24, 2010 By

There seems to be a growing consensus of opinion writers in Ohio’s newspapers that, well, John Kasich has no freakin’ clue what he’s talking about.

The Akron Beacon Journal wrote in an editorial that John Kasich’s JobsOhio plan demonstrates that Kasich, in their words, “[Kasich] doesn’t get it.”

The Cleveland Plain Dealer today examined Kasich’s JobsOhio plan and found that, yeah, the ABJ is right.  Kasich just doesn’t get how Ohio government works, particularly when it comes to economic development and Third Frontier.  On top of that, there are these issues:

Kasich’s plan raises […]

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Yesterday, GONGWER reported Ohio House Minority Leader Batchelder said this in response to questions about John Kasich’s income tax proposal:

 “It was never his major proposal,” Mr. Batchelder said.  “It was something he had discussed at one point, and very frankly I think that it’s very clear that with the economy where it is now, that kind of a change cannot be made.”

“When he originally said it he said very carefully that it depends on the economy,” he said.

If I were still a reporter, I would have turned off my digital recorder and politely told the House Minority […]

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Gee, where have I heard this before?

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We all knew it was just a matter of time before John Kasich abandoned his calls to repeal the Ohio income tax—a proposal he offered solely to fend off a primary challenge by throwing the reddest of red meat the the reddest voters in the State of Ohio.

Today, John Kasich’s campaign spokesman claimed in a published media report that Kasich “hasn’t specifically called for eliminating the income tax and that all budget issues should be considered.”   

The problem is that while Kasich has gradually pulled back on his rhetoric about repealing the income tax, until now, his […]

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