Tag Archives: Campaigns

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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Church chat

All kinds of remarkable, amusing things are surfacing as the thrashing over the ill-conceived push/message testing/research/whatever poll allegedly commissioned by the Lynn Chapman campaign continues unabated. To wit: This picture is posted (with the caption: “Jerusalem fell and the Holy … 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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Gone too far?

Update: A comment that was posted here pseudonymously accused candidate for Loudoun County Sheriff Greg Ahlemann (Pastor Jay Ahlemann’s son) of being anti-gay and racist, and of having a tattoo that he won’t show to anyone. He asked us to … 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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