Veterans organization VoteVets endorsed Democratic government candidate Terry McAuliffe after his opponent in the Republican Republic of Virginia pledged allegiance to the Capitol claim flag.
Voice Veterinarians tweeted their approval:
Last night, GOP VA government candidate Glenn Youngkin said the ‘promise of fidelity’ to a flag flown during the January 6 uprising,
– Jon Soltz (@jonsoltz) 14 October 2021
Republican candidates like Youngkin are not even trying to hide behind a semblance of patriotism. They openly court and show their support to domestic terrorists.
The Washington DC expert class spends their time projecting national significance to the gubernatorial race in Virginia, but something more fundamental is at stake. A vote for Glenn Youngkin or any other Republican in 2021 or 2022 is a vote against democracy and a ballot in support of domestic terrorism.
Any candidate who faithfully marries a flag carried during the deadly attack on the Capitol is not fit to be governor and declares his threat to democracy.
The elections in 2021 and 2022 are not the contest year and mid-term contests. Democracy is on the ballot, and if voters do not show up to defend it, they will lose it.
Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House press officer and a congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in political science. His graduate work focuses on public policy, specializing in social reform movements.
Awards and professional membership
Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The American Political Science Association