From the daily archives: Thursday, October 14, 2010

Mike McDonald has the story on  Huffington Post about Ohio’s early vote totals:

“But something special is going on in two Ohio Democratic strongholds: Cuyahoga and Franklin counties.I track on this handy web page that other places around the country – including other Ohio counties – are so far reporting low single digit early voting rates. In stark contrast, over 112,000 votes have already been cast in these two Ohio counties. As a comparison, this represents over ten percent of all ballots cast in the 2006 election in these counties, with still some time to go.”

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Given the frantic phone calls, e-mails, and tweets directed to us, you apparently noticed that our site went down last night.  So, you’ve been hitting refresh all day wondering… what the heck happened?  Did the Ohio Republican Party launch a denial of service attack?  Did our site get hacked?

I’ll tell you what happened.  We just wanted to remind you all how much we mean to your life.  You don’t think we’ve found out that you’ve been sneaking around reading other blogs behind our backs, but we’ve caught ya!  So we thought we’d take the site down just to […]

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Today, Joe Hallet wrote a column for the Columbus Dispatch guised as a “fact check” of Ted Strickland’s new ad attacking Kasich’s JobsOhio plan.  In it, Hallett made a whopper of a claim about the “secret bonus” issue:

At the Tarrier Steel press conference, Kasich clearly was joking when he talked about the bonuses; he and reporters around him laughed when he said, "You all are familiar with bonuses … we will not require them to disclose their bonus."

Hallett is suggesting that Kasich only made the “secret bonus” crack when he joked about “you all are familiar […]

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