From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 19, 2010

From the Dayton Daily News:

Michael Steele, chairman of the Republican National Committee, on Tuesday brought his “Fire Pelosi” campaign to Columbus.

What he didn’t bring was a promise of more money from the RNC for the Ohio Republican Party, extra campaign cash that Ohio Republican Chairman Kevin DeWine of Fairborn had requested in a letter to Steele.

“The (poll) numbers are wonderful but they can be intoxicating,” Steele told more than 50 volunteers and supporters in a Columbus parking lot after arriving in his burnt orange bus, with “Need a Job? Fire Pelosi” emblazoned on the side.


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Polling madness

On October 19, 2010 By

I’ve been in court pretty much all day today, but it looks like the media has lost its mind on polling with today’s release of the Quinnipiac poll showing Kasich at a 10-point lead.  The Dispatch reported it as if Kasich’s lead is growing even though any person with any knowledge of polling would mock any such assertion when Quinnipiac showed virtual no movement anywhere.

But, heck, even polling that shows no change in the race isn’t good news for Strickland who still needs to close the gap.

But let’s keep everything in perspective.

Let’s first […]

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(HT: DailyKos)

Yet another actor, except this one is later spotted at a Strickland/Obama rally:

The president still is popular with Sherry Wixson of Yellow Springs, who attended the rally.

“Obama has caused me to feel hopeful in a way that I have not since John Kennedy,” she said. “If we can’t get this country going in a positive direction with Obama in the White House, I don’t know what’s going to happen.”

[Source: Dayton Daily News]

DailyKos takes it from there:

So why would a woman who is a democratic supporter, trash Ted Strickland […]

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Mary Taylor lied in order to influence the election.  Anyone who says anything short of that is covering for her.

In Sunday’s webcast by the Kasich campaign featuring Karl Rove (of Fox News), Mike Huckabee (of Fox News), and Haley Barbour (frequent Fox political “expert) which could have been called “Fox & Friends” if that wasn’t already trademarked, Mary Taylor made what the Dispatch reported yesterday was “a major new allegation against the Democratic governor.”

Kasich’s running mate, state Auditor Mary Taylor, said the U.S. Department of Justice has determined that a Strickland cabinet member […]

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