Monday, February 13, 2006

Guilty Ohio Gov Calls for Ban on Lobbyist Gifts
Ohio Governor Taft called last Friday for prohibiting gifts from lobbyists to elected officials. Taft oughta know the problems associated with this sort of thing. Last summer, he pleaded no contest to failing to report several gifts from Tom Noe, a George W Bush pioneer who had taken Taft golfing several times, which Taft failed to report.

Interestingly, Noe was indicted today on 53 counts including grand theft, forgery, money laundering, tampering with records. You gotta wonder if Taft saw this coming....

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