On Ohio home-rule rights, here are the lawmakers who fell in line with the lobbyists on oil and gas drilling in 2004: Thomas Suddes

GOP again proves that your freedom is the last thing it really cares about. You don’t want someone fracking in your neighborhood? Don’t waste your breath at City Hall: No Ohio mayor can do much to help, thanks to a 2004 law that pre-empted local control of oil and gas drilling and to those who voted for it, writes Thomas Suddes.