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Another ugly election season is upon us

The Washington Blade weighs in with an article about recent gay-baiting campaign tactics in Virginia and a bipartisan call to cut it out, co-signed by Equality Virginia, Log Cabin Republicans and Virginia Partisans. The article is primarily about the push … Continue reading

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Who really wants to make public policy, Lynn Chapman…or Susie Chapman?

Loudoun Insider over at Too Conservative has taken the ironic position that candidates’ family members should be generally off-limits to scrutiny. This seems like a good guideline. But what should happen when a candidate’s spouse has been more involved in … Continue reading

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Into the muck

The fact that anyone – a candidate, someone acting on behalf of a candidate, someone attempting to smear a candidate, it doesn’t really matter – would ask a polling question like this: “Would your vote for Delegate be affected if … Continue reading

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Where’s Lynn?

This seems like sound advice from one conservative to another: Lynn Chapman must immediately and forcefully denounce such activity. He must likewise come completely clean with whether or not these questions were actually asked in a poll authorized by his … Continue reading

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Slow learners

It’s widely accepted that the defeat of former delegate Dick Black, considered the most anti-gay member of the General Assembly before his involuntary 2005 “retirement,” was largely due to voter impatience with his obsessive focus on sexually oriented social issues. … Continue reading

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Phillips campaign continues misrepresentation

Hilariously, the Patricia Phillips for Senate campaign has updated its website with an item entitled “Setting the Record Straight.” As you can see, Phillips continues to erroneously refer to a 2005 Loudoun Times-Mirror editorial as an “Equality Loudoun article in … Continue reading

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Loudoun “marriage amendment” chair indicted

Mark Tate, the Loudoun County Republican Committee campaign chair for last year’s so-called “marriage amendment” referendum has been indicted for campaign finance violations. See the Washington Post article. Tate is campaigning for the 27th VA Senate Republican nomination against Jill … Continue reading

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