It’s a sorry fact that political party leaders in Hamilton County like to undermine voters when it suits their own interests, but now some Cincinnati City Council members are jumping on that bandwagon. People who follow local politics remember the odious deal struck last year between the local Democratic and Republican parties regarding the two separate Hamilton County Commission races.
In more than one interview, Pete Rose noted that he doesnt understand why anyone whos in the baseball Hall of Fame isnt a first-ballot Hall of Famer. After all, he said, its not as if the player became better in his second, fifth or 10th year of eligibility.
When there's no organized opposition to a constitutional amendment being placed on the statewide ballot - as is the case with Issue 2, which would continue the Clean Ohio program - the Ohio Ballot Board comes up with the reason to vote no. That's the law.