The Quotable John Kasich

Unscripted announcement speech = quotable tweets.

Kasich-WPOhio Gov. John Kasich became the 16th Republican candidate in search of the presidential nomination today. His speech was delivered this morning at Ohio State University in Columbus, sans teleprompter or script. This move is as risky as it is ballsy, leading to situations where you can find yourself ending a speech 43 minutes after its start, prompting comments like the ones below:

Unscripted speeches also lead to more quotable gems than prepackaged, consumer-tested, committee-revised boilerplate does. In this case, many of Kasich’s quotes also came in Twitter-sized packages.