There's a good reason Yvette McGee Brown gave the "city speech" yesterday, and it has nothing to do with where she and Ted Strickland grew up.
It's because a Governor who had been in office for four years and trying to say some of the things Yvette said would very well be laughed off the stage.
Let there be no question. Strickland wants to claim credit for where Ohio's top cities now stand.
Ok, fine. Let's take a look using data organized by the ORP.
For an easier view of the data, make sure you click here.
And try not to cry.