|1) The big news (so far) today is the Washington Post's strong endorsement of Jim Webb and it's deconstruction of George Allen's pathetic performance in six years as a US Senator. (Question: If you accomplish absolutely nothing in six years on your job, should you get to keep it?)|
2) This I like to see: Congressman Bobby Scott has endorsed Jim Webb. Webb has been underperforming in the black community and really needs to work hard in the next 3 weeks to convince these voters that he is the man for them. As such, Jim Webb will be visiting 14 churches in Hampton roads on Sunday. That's a great start. Hopefully, Former Governor Wilder will endorse Webb soon.
3) The DNC is going to take out loans to pump more money into Democratic Senate campaigns, specifically Virginia. This is great news considering that the national Republicans are shifting money from Ohio to Virginia. I hope a good deal of this money is spent on get out the vote operations. Extra ad buys will probably have diminished effectiveness at this point.
4) Finally, 10 more soldiers were killed in Iraq on Tuesday. October is on pace to be the deadliest month for the US in Iraq in a long time. This story is why the first 3 stories matter.
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