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Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland governor thank you plan on tonight appreciate very much.
Talent they -- did you see the debate tonight I didn't watch it from start to finish what you think of Rick Perry's performance.
Well yeah you know -- -- little brain freeze there but.
I felt like his overall performance what not -- good -- even if he had had a brain freeze yeah.
And I think that's -- good night -- for Barack Obama.
Well as all these debates I think I think Obama wins everywhere at least of the states that put Isaiah.
I don't know who on that stage Mitt Romney is you know in the land of the blind the one eyed man is king I -- -- wells can be.
The nominee beside -- DO.
Well I think Romney's likely to emerge as -- as the nominee and you know coming from Ohio.
Midwestern State will reproduce a lot of autos and auto parts.
I just don't understand now.
Mitt Rodney king and command at Michigan and Ohio and these other states manufacturing states where the auto industry is so important.
And -- to be on the side of the working folks I mean if he had had his way if his ideas had prevailed.
The American -- -- -- industry very likely would have -- and and he continued.
It used to defend develop.
The Republican governor of Michigan today.
Took issue with.
With his position and and -- supported typical what was done to save the American auto industry.
Let's talk about what happened in Ohio your home state and the fact that yesterday.
We had -- originally with full throated defense of John case -- ever to bust the unions but he backed off that I wonder if would you if you feel what happened yesterday is a vindication.
Of your campaign we -- almost.
Were reelected you were narrowly defeated by John K six polls indicate if the election well -- you win.
Do you feel vindicated.
Well you know Alan.
Got -- -- beat me and I accepted that and I tried to do it.
You know in good -- but the fact is that people didn't vote for what they're getting from from from John Kasich.
They didn't expect him to come.
And office and try to break the back says he said of of the teacher's union or.
Strip public employees of their rights to bargain and I am proud of the people level -- -- because is in large numbers yesterday as you know over 61%.
-- governor Casey excess signature legislation.
And protected are our public servants and our firefighters police officers teachers and -- I mean these are.
-- -- why would anyone attack.
These folks they are the ones to provide -- essential services to us up and you know they don't get rich have pretty popular -- get.
Sourcing that -- in which in Wisconsin and Michigan and Ohio and in -- -- -- -- hurting themselves with this bush and -- in Ohio is -- by thirteen or 14% margin.
The Republican governor in the attempt to bust these unions.
Well and the polling data debris these elections polling indicated -- -- 30% of registered Republicans.
Where were voting no on issue two joining -- you know with Democrats and independents.
It was a huge -- over reach I think it was.
Disrespectful attack upon.
Good to good people and and and global I don't recognize -- -- fairness of what was being done.
And they said no we're not going to tolerate this and so they push back and and it was it was an overwhelming.
A victory for I think Ohio's middle class.
There's a sacred -- credible as a predictor of what's gonna happen a year now do you think you.
Well I think it could be you know it's hard to predict a year into the future but.
But I hit the last -- -- -- that what happened at Ohio was good news for.
President Obama and for US -- share -- Because what happened as a result of this -- anti worker anti union legislation.
It calls -- a coalition to be formed.
-- firefighters and police officers and nurses and the community of faith and Democrats and majority a majority of independents and Ohio now effect coalition stays together.
As we move into 2012.
I think it's going to greatly enhance.
The president chance of carrying Ohio once again and I think -- -- share brand will be returned to the -- By the way you've -- you mentioned people of -- even a minister psychologist a professor member of congress and of course governor.
Will you be will you run again -- you now inspired are encouraged to seek your former office.
You know Alan I don't know a lot do.
Going to going forward I don't want to close the door on the possibility.
But you know -- two or more years should now the people of Ohio may have a different.
Idea -- -- you know once someone else for.
What I want to do is is to continue to fight for the things that I believe again.
And I'm you know I'm concerned about my state and my country.
And so I want to stay engaged and involved but you know you don't have to be in public office.
Two you know to be engaged and has a private citizen I'm trying to do whatever right can now.
Two you know to promote the things that I believe -- we care about.
Well public policy polling at an exit -- public policy polling specifically.
Found that -- voters could do it over again they would reelect do you buy a 5537.
Margin that's a pretty big plurality they're -- majority.
Well Alan you know I love my state and the people were good to me I never felt like they were -- you know angry at me personally even when -- lost the election.
Last year I think people just hurting.
The so many people out of work and worried about.
You know educate your kids and I mean -- that you know that there's a lot of angst and a lot of pain.
Coming out of this recession.
And I think people -- follow up may be a change will you know will result in better outcomes.
-- -- so you know I never felt like the people of Ohio -- turned against me as such.
You know it's you know it feels good that I I've got to be honest with -- until there's -- good idea to read -- -- that.
You know that -- those results compare and so you know -- trying to keep things in perspective.
Well I I appreciate your killer should talk about it I -- you -- Willamette twenty seconds here's a very quickly how would how would the president do against Mitt Romney do you look.
I think the president -- will book carry Ohio again I think I think Mitt Romney will be the toughest among the you know the Republican candidates and I think he's likely to emerge.
And so it will be tough to win but I think I think pres Obama can't carry Ohio and if he does that I think to be re elected -- Governor Strickland I thank you so much for your time tonight I think it hey thank you Allan --
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