Senate nomination. Also, frankly if Freitas wins, it will undoubtedly provide Democrats and pro-Democratic bloggers — ahem with a continuing stream of great material to use against Republicans. Tina Freitas, on the other hand, is about as far right as it gets. Exhibit A in her clown show of a campaign is a nonsensical, offensive, insane statement she recently made comparing efforts to restrict abortion to the work of abolitionists trying to free slaves in the s. The question is, will Republicans do the same in the Hanger vs. Freitas race? By the way, on a slightly-different-but-related topic, remember when Virginia Republicans made a big deal about how small dollar local donors were a sign of strength, authenticity, and grassroots support? Yeah, the silence is deafening.
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This beautifully written commentary is exactly why we do this. And so many others not only stayed for the three rounds, but waited over an hour after the third round for the results to come in and to hear Nick Freitas speak around pm after being drenched in sweat all day. They were there fighting for their kids and grandkids so they too will have the chance to unlock the promise of this country long after they are gone.
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