The Unpleasant Charisma of John Kasich

At The Atlantic, Molly Ball reports on the presidential aspirations of Ohio Governor John Kasich, a moderate Republican facing what Ball calls a “now-or-never moment.” Kasich, one of the first Republican governors to accept Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, is known for snubbing the party line with compassionate policies often grounded in his faith. “When you die and get to the meeting with St. Peter, he’s probably not going to ask you much about what you did about keeping government small,” Kasich said about the expansion in 2013. “But he is going to ask you what you did for the poor.”

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