From the daily archives: Tuesday, December 7, 2010

News that Kasich is appointing a highly-partisan Republican campaign supporter to his cabinet today didn’t really surprise me at all.

But I was made somewhat more optimistic about the future of state government when I saw that AG-Elect Mike Dewine might actually be taking a different course.

Throughout the campaign, Mike Dewine complained about inefficiencies in processing DNA evidence at the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI) and – true or not – he vowed to fix the problem if he was elected.


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Moe, you may recall, testified against the nomination of Justice Kagan to the United States Supreme Court based on the fact that while Dean of the Harvard Law School banned military recruiters on campus due to the military’s anti-GLBT discriminatory policies such as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”—a policy so repugnant that the Pentagon has signaled its desire to see Congress repeal it.  He also chaired Ohio Veterans for McCain in support of the man Moe got to know while being a P.O.W. for five years in Hanoi.

Moe is also the honorary chair and founding member of Ohio […]

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