Virginia Democrats aren’t gaga over their nominee for governor, Terry McAuliffe. He has issues. He can’t win just by howling about the other guy’s. And Ken Cuccinelli’s are considerable.
What McAuliffe and out-of-power Democrats need, Virginia has in increasing abundance: ethnic and racial diversity — and the excitement it could bring to an otherwise bland, off-year election construed by the outside world as a mini-referendum on Washington.