As Mike Fletcher noted in his post-debate write-up , Democrat Tim Kaine barely touched upon the energy issue. But in the commonwealth’s coal-producing region, Kaine’s firm alliance with the Obama administration and the environmental lobby has not gone unnoticed.
A reader sends these two photos. The first is a banner pulled behind an airplane that circled the United Mine Workers fish fry in Russel county. Kaine was in attendance (click on image to enlarge):
This one is of a sign spotted outside the Paw Paw Grocery in Grundy. It’s one of hundreds of such signs sprouting across the coal fields (click on image to enlarge):
You can run from or muzzle yourself on coal, Mr. Kaine. But you can’t hide.