As Virginia’s gubernatorial election drew to a close last week, Democrat Terry McAuliffe brought in teachers’ union president Randi Weingarten. He thought that would help? I suppose he, like many progressives, believes everyone thinks the way he does. “I’m not going to let parents come into schools and … make their own decisions,” he’d said.
Virginia is a newly blue state, with a Democratic governor and two Democratic senators, that Joe Biden won by 10 points. Hence, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe was an early and solid favorite to regain the office he vacated in 2017. But if McAuliffe loses Tuesday, the defeat will be measured on the Richter scale. For