Josh Mandel, former Northeast Ohio city councilman, congressman, state treasurer, tended to run for office on the fact he’d been in the Green Machine. And he’d retreat behind that at the slightest criticism. Now, taking up the banner of Trump’s Lost Cause, he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat to be vacated in 2022 by Rob Portman, after being beaten handily by Sherrod Brown for the other Senate seat. There’s no there there.