LTE: Mandel embodies worst of politics

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LTE: Mandel embodies worst of politics

Toledo Blade – Josh Mandel’s meteoric rise to a U.S. Senate candidacy represents the worst about our political system (“Rising star,” editorial, May 31).

To run for office, a candidate need not waste years representing citizens, gaining skills, and establishing a clear record of accomplishments. Instead, all that is needed to run for a high national office is a willingness to see your current job as a platform to launch the next campaign. If you have the correct ideology and financial backers with deep pockets — inside and outside Ohio — no experience is required.

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