The National Journal, Washington Post, Richmond Times-Dispatch and a flurry of bloggers all have made recent mentions of Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor as a possible Republican vice-presidential nominee. But when it comes to handicapping, operatives and experts remain skeptical of his chances.
The good news is that Jon Stewart will have no shortage of material for The Daily Show in the foreseeable future. The bad news is that the good people of South Carolina's 1st Congressional District will hang their heads and deny their origins when they travel beyond the Lowcountry in the foreseeable future.
A Greensboro staffing agency executive whose opulent lifestyle once included the adornments of luxurious homes, a yacht and the financing of movies and nightclubs has been reduced to answering charges of tax evasion in federal court with the assistance of a public defender.
The 2004 election map of red and blue states eerily mirrors the pre-Civil War map of “free” and “slave” states and territories. Only now we can refer to the red states, the former slave states, as “anti-gay” states.