Quote Of The Day

“I don’t need your people.” -Ohio Governor John Kasich (R), speaking to Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (D) after offering to help the Governor add some diversity to his cabinet.

There is now a point of contention over the remark. Senator Turner feels that the Governor was referring to her race -- she is black -- when he said "your people", and Kasich's spokesman asserts that the Governor meant it in a purely partisan way (e.g. he doesn't want any Democrats on the cabinet).

Any way that you look at it, Kasich is clearly going to be on the defensive. He looks like either a) a partisan dick who won't bring differing opinions to the table or b) a racist.

Photo: John Kuntz/The Cleveland Plain Dealer