To Know Ohio, You Must Know Sports Heartache
All the focus groups in the world will not help political campaigns understand the Ohio voter (especially the NE Ohio voter) better than standing in the shoes of a Cleveland sports fan for 5 stinking minutes.
Cleveland sports heartache is constant, repeated, severe, and mind numbingly predictable. It's most virulent strain is the kind where you think Cleveland sports glory is at hand...only to watch it snatched away in the most conviluted, bizarre fashion.
Latest disaster? The Cavs will probably lose Carlos Boozer thanks to a moronic decision by Cavs management. You probably don't know who Carlos Boozer is. Probably don't care, either. If you're running a campaign here in Ohio, might be a good idea to find out.