As you will note elsewhere on Plunderbund, State Rep. Andrew Brenner, a Republican from Delaware County, has been told by GOP brass to cool it on his three right-to-work bills until after the November 2014 gubernatorial election. He confirmed that much on a radio show and referred to his party’s fears that such legislation would hurt Gov. Kasich’s reelection bid.
There would be an extra benefit to treading water beyond another Labor Day celebration, too. That would give Ohio Republican Chairman Matt Borges a second opportunity to offer profound praise of Ohio’s work force, just as he did this year. Besides, he might not get a third opportunity.
Abe Zaidan has been a professional journalist and freelance writer for more than forty years. He was the Ohio correspondent for the Washington Post, as well as a political columnist at the Akron Beacon Journal.