Turning Virginia blue

A few weeks ago, we watched Democrats take another step toward making Virginia permanently blue.  They had a great turnout and lots of victories, and they set the table for Virginia to go blue in 2020. We've heard a lot about the growing number of federal employees who live in Virginia.  They are also voting and donating to Democrats in large numbers, as David French wrote: While there are certainly some biased, partisan conservatives in the federal bureaucracy, the ideological imbalance in the civil service is striking. It's not quite at university-faculty levels, but it's getting close.  For example, in the 2016 election cycle, Hillary Clinton received an astounding 95 percent of all federal-employee donations.  Over at the Department of Justice, it is 90%!  The DOJ is where the investigations happen. Is it unreasonable for people who live in flyover country to be skeptical of lawyers and bureaucrats in a department that...(Read Full Post)