Stivers quit this gig for a new one: president and CEO of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce.
Thanks to gerrymandering, the Ohio 15th is an overwhelmingly Republican district. The 2020 margin of Republican victory was nearly 27%.
So the election that matters isn’t the November 2nd general — it’s the August 3rd primary. Whoever wins the R primary skates backward into Congress in the general.
So there is an avalanche of Republicans running. Twelve according to Wikipedia. And as often happens in these uber-gerrymandered districts, some people who shouldn’t be in the Republican primary run in the Republican primary — because it’s their only chance of ending up in DC.
To wit: As we noted a fortnight ago….
“(Brian) Stewart is an alleged Republican state Rep, running to be an alleged Republican US Congressman….
“Stewart is a (George) Soros-(Tom) Steyer Republican….
“George Soros: Godfather of the Left:
“‘Say the name George Soros and liberals see dollar signs – literally….
“‘(I)nstead of gaining a mighty reputation for his philanthropy, or his investment prowess, Soros is reviled abroad and criticized here in his adopted country. Most everywhere Soros, his foundations or his investing have gone, trouble has followed. He’s helped foment revolutions, undermined national currencies and funded radicals around the world.’
“George Soros Emerges as Major Funder of ‘Global Climate Strike’ Groups….
“Steyerville’: Website Tracks Communities Smothered by Radical Environmentalism:
“‘A new website is tracking once-thriving communities fallen on hard times due to environmental activism billionaire Tom Steyer funded, The Washington Free Beacon reported.
“‘Steyerville.com launched Thursday by Power the Future (PTF), a non-profit that advocates the benefits of fossil fuels. The website holds an interactive map displaying the stories of communities in three states smothered by environmental policies.
“‘“We started Steyerville to demonstrate the danger the eco-left poses…,” PTF Executive Director Daniel Turner told The Free Beacon.’…
“Stewart is leading (the Soros-Steyer funded) environmental group (Ohio Conservative Energy Forum).
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