Along the Tracks

Wednesday, February 26, 2003
 

Condensed version


In the Washington Post, Robert Samuelson reminds foreign critics that “Americans are people too.”

The Akron Beacon Journal calls Republican lawmakers to task for entertaining the idea of a variety of new gambling options to cover some of Ohio’s red ink.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer thinks it is unseemly for governors to go begging for more federal dollars, but also unfair for Congress to pass unfunded mandates to the states.

In the Dayton Daily News, Martin Gottlieb worries that the costs of war with Iraq may be too high for the advantages gained by Saddam’s ouster.

Finally, the Toledo Blade takes an editorial ball bat to the SUV - forgetting, apparently, that one of Toledo’s largest employers (supported in its expansions by The Blade) is Jeep.


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