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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Glenn Youngkin

Letter: Youngkin would be disastrous for education

Editor: As a high-school junior, I know for a fact that Glenn Youngkin’s policies are dangerous for Virginia’s students and public schools. There’s no denying that our public schools are among the best in the world. I, for one, have...

Editor’s Notebook: Apology accepted (though not proffered)

The Arlington County government on Friday put out an advisory that President Biden was coming to Pentagon City on Tuesday afternoon to stump for Terry McAuliffe and other nervous Democrats. Most interesting to me was that the Friday press release...

Youngkin: I’ll get resource officers back in schools

If the Republican nominee for governor wins office and gets his way, the Arlington school system – which has stripped a police presence out of its schools this year – will be putting those school-resource officers back in. Or...

Editor’s Notebook: Is he going to punch out a nun before Election Day?

I’ve got no idea how this gubernatorial race is going to turn out – nobody does – but if one looks at how the two candidates are performing under pressure, you have to guess that Glenn Youngkin is feeling...

Letter: McAuliffe arrogance comes through in schools comment

Editor: During the recent gubernatorial debate, Terry McAuliffe opined: “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.” His opponent, Glenn Youngkin, had just pointed out that Fairfax County parents were shocked and upset to learn the...

Letter: McAuliffe blew it with comments on parents

Editor: As an old Democrat, as a parent and grandparent, there is no force on earth that would force me to vote for an individual who in his shameless, gloating superiority dares to tell the voters of Virginia that...

Letter: Go with candidate for governor who supports police

Editor: Over the past year, it has become very unfashionable to support the police, as Democrats call for “Defund the Police” initiatives across the country. The “Defund the Police” movement even made its way to Virginia this year in our...

Editor’s Notebook: Dems to Joe: ‘Stay home’?

We're getting down to brass tacks when it comes to the Virginia gubernatorial race, and on Tuesday, it was announced that former President Barack Obama was coming into Virginia to stump for Terry McAuliffe, as were First Lady Jill...

Letter: McAuliffe will build on Virginia progress

Editor: As a high-school senior, I’m beyond excited to be able to cast my first-ever ballot for former and future governor Terry McAuliffe. For me, the choice is quite clear – we can either continue the progress we’ve made since...

Letter: Youngkin is not leveling with Virginia voters

Editor: Fifty years ago, long before the poet Maya Angelou used these words, my mother said to me: When people show you who they are, believe them the first time. Those words were good advice to a young woman. They...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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