CityBeat: No Endorsement for Ohio's 1st District

Even the most experienced Democrat has little chance to take Ohio’s 1st any time soon, bringing some semblance of truth to the absurd “Freedom isn’t free”  post 9/11 bumper sticker.

Staunch conservative Rep. Steve Chabot has this district locked up safely against his less-experienced challenger Fred Kundrata. This race has been competitive in the past — in an epic battle of Steves, Chabot lost the seat in 2008 to Democrat State Rep. Steve Driehaus. But it’s a snoozer now, mostly due to 2011’s congressional redistricting by the GOP. The redrawn district lines look like an absurd red rectangle grafted onto a purple blob combining Cincinnati’s West Side with Warren County — and a handful of wealthy central Cincinnati suburbs thrown in for good measure.

Even the most experienced Democrat has little chance to take Ohio’s 1st any time soon, bringing some semblance of truth to the absurd “Freedom isn’t free” 

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