The Electoral Map Continues To Narrow

Time is not the only thing McCain has working against him in the final two weeks of the presidential election; a lack of resources will continue to rear its ugly head. I say this because with the lack of resources, McCain is going to have to continue to make electoral sacrifices in order to make the best...

Funny Way of Repudiating Someone

Last night, John McCain said he repudiated every out of bound comment made by the GOP.  I kid you not, with a dead straight face McCain said this right before he started welling up over what Rep. Lewis said about him. But, earlier this week, the GOP chair of Virginia, Jeffrey Frederick, instructed...

Virginia Now Leans Obama

With 20 days left until election day, Obama has inched even closer to the Oval Office.  As I’ve been watching the electoral map shift, one of the things I’ve been watching closely has been Virginia.  For the first time this election season, Pollster has taken Virginia out of the toss up category...

We Were Warned

At the very beginning of this year, in New Hampshire just as the primaries were getting underway in earnest, Barack Obama warned that a “chorus of cynics” would grow “louder and more dissonant.”  Throughout his own battle for the nomination he remarked upon the “silly...

Asking and Receiving

So I have a newfound interest in local politics, thanks to my negligent congresswoman Thelma Drake. I’ve been sniffing around her Democratic opponent this year, one Glenn Nye (please, no Bill Nye jokes), and in so doing, a commenter at the VBDems.org blog provided some very interesting polling data....

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