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Rooting for Kasich, Murdoch donates $1 million

There are 167 comments on the DispatchPolitics story from Oct 8, 2010, titled Rooting for Kasich, Murdoch donates $1 million. In it, DispatchPolitics reports that:

While John Kasich's old boss at Fox News couldn't legally give him $1 million directly, Rupert Murdoch now acknowledges his "friendship" with Kasich sparked a million-dollar contribution to a group running ads bashing Gov.

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the truth

Guy, AR

#1 Oct 8, 2010
John has it won

Ted with his spooky dude Soros moeny is moving back to his chicken coop in the hills.

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So what

Cleveland, OH

#2 Oct 8, 2010
I don't hear any complaining when Soros and other lefties give money to their friends.
KnotStandingStil l

Columbus, OH

#3 Oct 8, 2010
Open and transparent buying of elected officials! This is not even controversial! It is a gross and egregious violation of our election process. Faux Snooze buys the next Congress, Governor's races and POTUS in 2012.

Where is your shame, Republicans? Where is your spine? Do you really think the Ruling Class is going to get away with this crap?
KnotStandingStil l

Columbus, OH

#4 Oct 8, 2010
So what wrote:
I don't hear any complaining when Soros and other lefties give money to their friends.
Soros...Soros...Soros!

You freaks have ONE name that you bandy about, but there are HUNDREDS of these secret corporations funneling money to BUY this next election! Soros and his money were not part of this NEW SECRET BS going on!
Victoria

Columbus, OH

#5 Oct 8, 2010
I thought that strange Ohio Chamber of Commerce endorsement smelled really bad--and AEP agreed. Well, apparently Murdoch is the source of that particular odor. It appears the Ohio Chamber endorsement was purchased by Murdoch for Kasich as a little present for his lackey. No direct money connection is shown yet for the Ohio Chamber, but close enough. The wacky Plain Dealer stated that Kasich will not bring a "plague of locusts" to our state. This is pretty convincing evidence that a plague of locusts is part and parcel of any Kasich administration.
Jeff

Westerville, OH

#6 Oct 8, 2010
That's all we need is Fox Noise to buy our elections. Kasuck has his own TV show there now they want to buy the state fior him. Only way the loser could win is lie and buy the statehouse. Murdoch might want us to be a teabagger state so it'll be fun destroying him and the teabaggers.
Corruption

Columbus, OH

#7 Oct 8, 2010
of America's political system.
bill carty

Reynoldsburg, OH

#8 Oct 8, 2010
I may have change my election forecst. Now with murdock giving all the money and the illegal fund raising by the chamber of commerce kasich has won the election base on money that will be spent!
Are you OK with Unions

Sunbury, OH

#9 Oct 8, 2010
KnotStandingStill wrote:
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Soros...Soros...Soros!
You freaks have ONE name that you bandy about, but there are HUNDREDS of these secret corporations funneling money to BUY this next election! Soros and his money were not part of this NEW SECRET BS going on!
What about the millions and millions donated by organized labor unions to their DEMOCRAT candidate pals? How is that any different.
Missing info

United States

#10 Oct 8, 2010
This article has two authors yet somehow neither one of them thought it important enought to mention the little tidbit that Murdoch was a donor to Hillary Clinton. Such a right winger this Murdoch.
MilitaryFamily

Logan, OH

#11 Oct 8, 2010
Are you OK with Unions wrote:
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What about the millions and millions donated by organized labor unions to their DEMOCRAT candidate pals? How is that any different.
Because Unions represent working class AMERICANS! Murdock isn't even an AMERICAN, yet he's funneling money into Ohio politics and you don't have a problem with that? What kind of an American are you???
GWehling

Barberton, OH

#12 Oct 8, 2010
Yeahhhhhh for Murdock's help. Ya know, the average Democrat doesn't pay attention to the details and wouldn't have a clue who Geo. Soros is or what he has done for their Party. I believe the "Fox Family" loves John Kasich and rightly so.
MilitaryFamily

Logan, OH

#13 Oct 8, 2010
Missing info wrote:
This article has two authors yet somehow neither one of them thought it important enought to mention the little tidbit that Murdoch was a donor to Hillary Clinton. Such a right winger this Murdoch.
So is Hillary the fake Democrat. She recently honored Henry Kissinger at the State Dept-a man with an International Arrest Warrant for war crimes. So what's your point?
Vote decided

Columbus, OH

#14 Oct 8, 2010
Well if Faux News and Rupert Murdoch's controlled media is backing Kasich, Strickland will definately get my vote.

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your toothless

Grove City, OH

#15 Oct 8, 2010
there's a shocker.
inside 270

Hilliard, OH

#16 Oct 8, 2010
how about all the "donations" from George Soros to the Socialist Democratic Party?

when cox communications buys the dispatch, maybe we can get some balanace reporting.
megalulz

United States

#17 Oct 8, 2010
GWehling wrote:
Yeahhhhhh for Murdock's help. Ya know, the average Democrat doesn't pay attention to the details and wouldn't have a clue who Geo. Soros is or what he has done for their Party. I believe the "Fox Family" loves John Kasich and rightly so.
The Fox "Family" of propaganda artists love John because he makes great angry soundbites. Kasich has been a lapdog for Murdoch's machine for years and years, he will say anything for a buck. If he gets elected governor, what do you think he will say for a million?
the real truth

Columbus, OH

#18 Oct 8, 2010
fair and balanced eh?
Larry K

United States

#19 Oct 8, 2010
Hollywood drones like Barbara Streisand Sean Penn and Oliver Stone support their liberal comrades every election with major cash whats the difference? Unions sold their souls and the rank and file to the Democratic party
Sunlight

Athens, OH

#20 Oct 8, 2010
"It doesn't reflect on Fox News," says Murdoch. Could there be anything more absurd than this statement? Someday history books will record how a non-American billionaire established a "fair and balanced" organization that millions of U.S. citizens would actually believe was a legitimate news source, when in fact it was an aggressive arm of a cynical
political cabal. Thanks to a "conservative" Supreme Court, money has become speech and fat cats rule. " One dollar, one vote" -- what could be fairer?

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