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Welcome to the general election, Ohio-style. Twenty-four hours. Two candidates. One state that can deliver the White House.
One candidate rolled in Sunday, more than 90 minutes late to an outdoor party with several thousand people, complete with ’90s music and many campaign themes from that decade, too. Her selling point: a traditional approach to politics — with policy plans and heavy fundraising — from the first woman to win a major-party nomination.
A day later and a mile away, the other candidate was more punctual. He reached out to his 1,000-person crowd, seated in the round with his podium in the middle, with a more personal, visceral appeal. To raised hands: “Who sent in checks? Wow!” To an audience question about stopping heroin: “Build a wall.” To all who would listen: an outsider candidacy, shunning a request for more specific plans and flaunting his use of Twitter, consequences be damned.
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