May 11, 2010

a man of principles

Posted in gambling, stuff I think about tagged , , at 6:38 pm by weiszguy

Some principles must not be violated, ever, for any reason.  Others are more like guidelines, really:

Facing high unemployment and the aftermath of a $3.2 billion state-budget shortfall, Ohioans voted to allow casinos in November. Gov. Ted Strickland dropped his longtime opposition to video lottery machines, proposing to add them to racetracks to generate new tax revenue.

“If I had not been confronted with these difficult circumstances, I would have obviously opposed expanding gambling in Ohio,” says Mr. Strickland.

Obviously.

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