John Kasich continued to parlay his media reputation as the nice guy in the GOP presidential field during a stop at Utah Valley University on Friday.

Saying what needs to be said “doesn’t take away from the philosophy of never taking the low road to the highest office in the land. I’m going to continue to run a positive campaign.”

Apologizing for his tardiness because of a flight delay, the Ohio governor smoothly turned a description of the mountain view out his plane window into a metaphor for the presidential race.

“I like to live on the peaks. I don’t like to live in the valley of American politics,” Kasich said.

Kasich trails the other GOP candidates financially but said his ability to stay in the running with that disadvantage means what he’s doing is working. “With very little money and very little attention, I’m one of three, and one of potentially five people who could be president of the United States. We’re doing something right.” ….read more here