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Editor’s Notebook: FDR didn’t play the ‘civic-engagement’ game

Here’s one from the Sun archives, this coming week back in 1941. Arlington officials were “still gasping” from the announcement that the War Department headquarters (soon to become known to one and all as the Pentagon) for 40,000 employees would...

Editor’s Notebook: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz…. sorry, nodded off there ……

As the 2021 gubernatorial election moves inexorably toward the finish line, let’s take a look back 80 years, to the Halloween edition of the Northern Virginia Sun back in 1941. That paper noted that there was only slight interest among...

Editor’s Notebook: Another installment of ‘show me the money’

Hard to believe that a political blog can be both rabid and boring, but such frequently is the case with the “Bearing Drift” site, the last redoubt of Virginia’s anti-Trump, moderate, corporatist (kind of) Republicans. A recent posting there breathlessly...
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GOP rank-and-file split on County Board endorsement

Their party has no candidates for County Board and School Board, and the rank-and-file of the Arlington County Republican...
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