Dems Slam GOP Ticket

Virginia Democrats came out swinging with their criticism at the newly-nominated Republican candidates.  The Democratic Party of Virginia labeled them “the most divisive ticket in modern Virginia history.”

Levar Stoney, DPV’s executive director, said Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling and Ken Cuccinelli “have long careers of pushing divisive social issues instead of getting things done for Virginians.”

Two of the three men hoping to challenge McDonnell for governor also weighed in. 

State Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath) said “Middle-class families don’t stand a chance with Bob McDonnell in the governor’s mansion.” In a statement, Deeds went on to repeat his oft-stated belief that he’s the only candidate who can go “toe-to-toe” with McDonnell in the fall.

Terry McAuliffe had a similar message:

“I’m proud of my experience and my record, but this weekend, Bob McDonnell, surrounded by Mitt Romney, Sean Hannity, and other Republicans has tried to reinvent his. They’ve all tried to hide his long divisive ideological record, and portray him as someone who now is a moderate,” McAuliffe said in a statement.

The DPV statement wrapped with the customary “We look forward to a spirited race to November.”

Yes we do.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Road to Richmond. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s