"I don't support a 39 mph train, OK? It's not going to happen if I'm governor, OK?" Kasich said to reporters gathered for the occasion, according to published reports. "If you want the train, I hope you can get over that and vote for me anyway. But you're not going to get that train. It's a white elephant, we can't afford it, we can't pay for it. And who's riding it?"
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says that the 3C Snail Rail Boondoggle is a good idea for Ohio because the number of freeloaders riding other inter-city choo-choos has increased a little bit recently. Just like Ohio's train, these others also lose more money per ticket than passengers pay. LaHood fails to grasp that the last thing you want when selling at a loss is more customers.
Thankfully, Kasich gets it. We need a governor who will stop wasting our money.