(THE AMERICAN SPECTATOR) – It’s not yet determined whether Terry McAuliffe and the Democrat Party are on the verge of losing Virginia in a little less than a week. The fact that it’s a very distinct possibility is nonetheless cause for notice.
And alarm, if you’re a Democrat.
Both sides of the aisle can agree that the Virginia governor’s race — and many of the down-ballot races, too — is turning on the issue of public education. State and local elections often do. But what’s interesting in this race is that McAuliffe, and the Democrat Party for which he’s more or less a generic representative, is more out of touch with the public on public education than ever before in memory.
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