Editorial: "Tis the season of giving"

(WOIO) - All right boys and girls, it's time to gather around the tree. Santa's about to spread some holiday cheer to the politicians, newsmakers and movers and shakers from the year gone by.

For our public servants who are said to be eyeing higher office - and that would be you Mr. Kasich and Mr. Fitzgerald I have for you this deluxe edition of the best-seller, "How not to run a political campaign."  Personally signed by Mitt Romney.

For our outgoing Washington friends, Steve Lauterette and Dennis Kucinich, I hope you enjoy your fat pensions and your political connections you've made on the hill. Uhh, that's what it's all about, right?

For you, Mayor Jackson, what would the holidays be without at least one legitimate candidate to challenge you for the city's top job? I wonder who it will be.

To our firefighters, I've chosen this lovely 2013 calendar, to help keep track of all your shift changes and vacation swaps.

And finally, for the new owner of the Cleveland Browns Jimmy Haslam, a suitably framed quote from Vince Lombardi, "Winning isnt everything…it's the only thing".  Like they say, it's a wonderful time of the year.

Write and let me know what you think. I'm Bill Applegate.

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