Paco sees the same bad news in polls as I do.
I can't watch the local news. I don't want to destroy my TV when a Terry McAuliffe ad comes on.
This is another troubling aspect of the proliferation of low-information
voters: I guess they vote for whoever crops up most often in televised
Another reason for his surprising success is, of course, the migration
into Northern Virginia of hundreds of thousands of federal employees,
government lobbyists, and special-interest pimps over the last couple of
decades (a genuine flood during the last five years).
The Cuccinelli campaign has been waiting for people to wake up and realize - I'm voting for this guy?
It happened in the Democratic primary of 2009.