For the most part, Virginians are exceptionally courteous people. It doesn't surprise me then, that many Virginians on the conservative side of the Virginia blogosphere are extending Jim Gilmore the courtesy of pretending that Gilmore is still a viable candidate. By all accounts, yesterday's debate at the Homestead was a non-event. Neither Warner nor Gilmore made any critical mistakes or landed any meaningful hits. The race remains pretty much the same as it was on Friday: with Mark Warner leading Jim Gilmore by a shocking 26.2%.
Courtesy is a good thing, so long as it doesn't lead to denial.
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