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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Strickland: 'Howdy Doody' for veep?


Columnist George Will may think Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland is the logical choice to be either Democratic presidential hopeful’s running mate, but Strickland thinks that kind of talk says more about the state’s importance than his.


“Howdy Doody could be in this office and the same speculation would occur,” Strickland told the Enquirer editorial board Thursday, referring to the title character of a popular 1950s children's TV show.


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13 Comments:

at 4:29 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Dems could nominate TWO fictional characters and still knock the Repugs out of power for a generation. Who in their right mind thinks even a significant minority of voters will vote to keep these clowns in power?

You've got the illegal and ever-costlier war, a tanking economy, a housing meltdown, a health-care crisis, and the party controlling the White House has either caused the problems or is making no attempt to correct them.

 
at 5:53 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I thought a democratic congress was supposed to fix all these problems... They said they would 2 years ago. And you can't blame presidential vetoes from stopping them.

April 2006 Pelosi said that they would fix the high gas problem... it's as high as ever.

Once again this proves that Democrats can never fulfill their promises they lie about to get elected. And the same holds true for your so called candidates for president.

 
at 5:59 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Governor Bobblehead" as he is known on the internet after the repeated run of the feed behind Hillary would be a weak choice for either Dem. what is his foreign policy experience? what has he done of significance in Ohio? and not to mention he just alienated half of Ohio's Democrats by "bobbling" while Hillary used untrue rovian smears against Sen Obama.

 
at 7:44 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Have to agree witht the bobblehead thing. It was more embarrassing than gubernatorial.
Someone spiked his punch?

 
at 8:50 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Strickland is so refreshing. A smart guy with a sense of humor.

 
at 9:04 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Governor Strickland looks alot like "Howdy Doody"

 
at 9:11 PM, March 13, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Howdy Doody IS in the governor's office.

Strickland is completely out of his depth. Watch Ohio's economy tank under his inept stewardship.

Rob Portman for Governor in 2010.

 
at 1:30 AM, March 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well really, he'd only complement Hillary well. Also, foreign policy is kind of irrelevant since they're just trying to get Ohio's vote.

 
at 9:05 AM, March 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sounds like Strickland isn't proud of his record.

Appropriate.

 
at 10:04 AM, March 14, 2008 Anonymous anonymousincincinnati said...

governor bobblehead...God that's a good one.

 
at 10:55 AM, March 14, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Give us a break 9:11 PM. Ohio's economy has been in the tank for years, thanks to decades of Republican rule. You right wingers gave us one of the highest tax rates in the nation, and a bloated, out of control bureaucracy. Strickland has got years of Republican mismanagement and corruption to clean up, and it won't happen overnight.

 
at 3:30 PM, March 15, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

I agree with 10:55 a.m. Can't go anyplace but up....

As King George says:
"What recession?"
"Freedom's on the March."
"The economy's turning the corner."
"What debt? Spend those tax rebate checks."
"We've got to do something about our oil addiction."
"Gas might be $4 this summer? Who said that?"

 
at 1:47 PM, March 16, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Howdy Doody would make a better VP than Strickland. Sadly for us, he'd also make a better governor. Strickland has done nothing to address the problems he claimed he would.

 
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