There are times in life when you made a decision, they after announcing it to the world, realized it was a terrible idea.
As a politician who is running for office again, who just caused his lead to evaporate overnight, showing up where voters can ask you what you were thinking, might not be a good idea.
Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who is running for the job again, has fallen rapidly in the polls due to self-inflicted political wounds.
McAuliffe who has stumbled repeatedly on the topic of education — long considered a winning issue for Democrats — recently dismissed parents’ concerns about the teaching of critical race theory and other controversial topics to students grades K-12.
During a Sept. 28 debate, McAuliffe said, “I don’t think parents should be telling schools what they should teach” when asked to respond to complaints about sexually explicit books.
Following this and other political gaffs the polls flipped shocking the democratic establishment.
McAuliffe, who served as Virginia’s governor between 2014 and 2018, had been considered an almost shoo-in especially after Biden carried Virginia by 10 percentage points in last year’s presidential election.
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