Jonathan Miller, CEO of The Recovering Politician’s Second Act Strategies, which provides crisis simulations for corporate audiences, was elected twice as Kentucky State Treasurer; authored three books on faith, public policy and crisis management; graduated with high honors from Harvard’s college and law school; practices as a crisis management attorney for Frost Brown Todd, a large regional law firm; co-founded No Labels, a national grassroots reform movement; serves as a Contributor to The Daily Beast, played straight man on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart; reached the final table of the World Series of Poker; and with his summer camp sweetheart, raised two remarkable teenage daughters.


While everywhere else suffered in the recession, this new urban species somehow kept unemployment, costs of living, and crime rates down. What we can learn from ‘University Cities.’

Hold Your Horses

When Kentucky’s Democratic Senate nominee refused to say whether she voted for Obama, the media rushed to pronounce her toast. But Kentucky’s hatred of the Establishment was stronger.


You read it here first—McConnell may have won decisively in Kentucky’s Republican primary, but Alison Lundergan Grimes has his number and will beat him this fall.

Tax Diversion

The cash-strapped commonwealth is spending millions to fund student busing at private, mostly parochial schools—and while it might seem unconstitutional, don’t expect it to change soon.