Report: Pres. Obama May Win Ohio Based on Fake Auto Bailout Numbers
President Obama and other Democrats are staking Ohio on the auto bailout. If they win here, it will be because they convinced Ohio voters that the economy is improving on President Obama’s watch and that Ohio is leading the way as a result of the auto bailout. They’re willing to give him another four years to do the same with the rest of the country. | Read More »
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH): People live 30 years longer because of government
“Over the last hundred years, look what we’ve done in this country in terms of civil rights, women’s rights, Social Security and Medicare and minimum wage and worker’s compensation and prohibition on child labor and clean air and safe drinking water and auto safety, seat belts, airbags. All these things have given people the ability to live thirty years longer longer. Back a hundred years | Read More »
Mrs. Sen. Sherrod Brown Makes Conservative Blogger Look Silly?
Promoted from the diaries by Vladimir, an uneducated conservative blogger. The headline on the U.S. News and World Report website read: ”Sen. Sherrod Brown’s Wife Makes Conservative Blogger Look Silly.” On the WaPo’s Politics blog the headline read, “Connie Schultz hopes for ‘teaching moment’ on conservative blogger’s failed gotcha,” and TPM wrote about “A Reporter’s Failed Attempt to Sandbag Connie Schultz.” This (allegedly newsworthy) media frenzy | Read More »
Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) wife quits newspaper job after covering Josh Mandel campaign event
Published 9/19; promoted from Diaries 9/20 – DM Today the Cleveland Plain Dealer announced the resignation of Connie Schultz, wife of Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). Schultz had come under fire recently for attending a Tea Party rally near Cleveland at which her husband’s likely opponent in 2012, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, was a featured speaker. Schultz was spotted videotaping Mandel’s speech, but she conspicuously neglected to | Read More »
Is Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) newspaper reporter wife campaigning on the Plain Dealer’s dime?
Is it appropriate for the wife of a sitting U.S. senator to report on political issues for a major newspaper in his state? If so, would propriety require that the reporter and the newspaper disclose the nature of the relationship between the reporter and the senator? Do the rules change as election activities commence? At what point are the reporter’s activities (and the newspaper’s subsidy | Read More »