The Ohio Democratic Party sent Ohio Treasurer/Senate
candidate Josh Mandel a new pair of pants on his birthday, poking fun at
Mandel’s PolitiFact Ohio record for most “Pants on Fire” ratings, which
evaluate the honesty of politicians’ public statements. CINCINNATI +2
In Ohio, presidential candidates have beefed up on
everyone’s favorite kind of television commercial: political ads.
Between April and September 2008, Ohio political ads totaled 43,827;
during that same period in 2012, that number has more than doubled:
114,840. CINCINNATI -1
Seven-month-old pit bull mix Oreo, dark chocolatey brown with all-white paws, was, at one time, the “miracle dog.” In 2009, Oreo’s owner hurled her from the
roof of his sixth-story Brooklyn, N.Y., apartment. Her tale was picked
up nationwide when the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals (ASPCA) took her in to treat her near-fatal injuries.