Remains of the Day, 5/29/08

1. Eeeee-uuuuuuu. 2. No, for the last time, no. Sheesh. Hattip Holly in Cincinnati. 3. GOP candidate for OH-10 Jim Trakas (versus incumbent Dennis Kucinich) comments on the OSU game ticket fiasco with Stte Rep. Widowfield: Lawmakers often give out the tickets to constituents, a local Boy Scout troop or other community group, said former…

Ohio legislator’s homophobic fears get talked up nationally

It’s not even that people shouldn’t say what they really think – I guess we should be thankful that State Rep. Jeff Wagner (R-Sycamore) has done exactly that. It’s more that what Wagner thinks is so wrong. Ohio Daily Blog has an excellent post about Wagner’s letter to constituents about why gays are dangerous and…

Dead Man Prognosticating: Carter, Obama and exactly why I voted for Clinton

From a Washington Post op-ed today by David Broder, the set-up: A year after Jimmy Carter lost his reelection race to Ronald Reagan, Hamilton Jordan, Carter’s former White House chief of staff, sat down for a lengthy interview with scholars at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Last week, after…