Augusta Free Press has a column about Virginia's budget problems, comparing the no-tax pledges to a Gordian knot that needs to be cut.
Meanwhile, George Will praises new New Jersey governor Chris Christie. Those on the sharp end of his sword aren't very happy about how he plans to deal with New Jersey's Gordian knot.
Christie and Bob McDonnell came into office together. We'll see how they continue to deal with the knots in front of them.