Coin-op Republicans

"Most people wouldn't think investing $50 million [of public money] in a risky scheme was irresponsible...or just most leaders of Ohio's Republican Party?" writes John of Coin-gate. "[Y]ou may be wondering why the hell Ohio is investing in rare coins." Could it be that Tom Noe, the coin-fund manager was a Bush "Pioneer," NW Ohio Bush Campaign manager, and contributor to the GOP governor and senator? And now *surprise* a bunch of coins are missing. "It slays me that people think the GOP can be trusted with public moneys, that somehow they are better managers of our economic future." (Americablog)

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