Did Kasich Just Blink? Share Tweet Pin-it Bookmark Newscom ByJosh MarshallPublishedAugust 18, 2011, 12:22 AM EDT Staring down a repeal referendum on par with the recall movement in Wisconsin, Gov. Kasich (R-OH) asks state unions for a compromise on collective bargaining in exchange for calling off the referendum. Big story. Reminds of this point.