To those who pay attention, this isn’t a problem with ideology — it’s a problem with messaging. Which the media is happy to perpetuate. When’s the last time you saw the New York Times or any mainstream outlet bemoan the lack of “moderate” Democrats?
The media and Democrats were all to eager to spend a year convicting the McDonnells in the court of public opinion (during an election year to boot). Will they breathlessly dog Hillary Clinton the same way?
How much has Dan Gecker told Democratic leaders in private about his involvement in the Clinton scandals of the 90s? And how does Clinton ally Terry McAuliffe square these issues with Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign in the vital swing state of Virginia?
Two Republicans have announced and one, Craig Parisot, is out the gate early with a strong endorsement from former Senator and Governor George Allen