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Gilmore Works His Magic


with the Spectator, too.

But the larger point is of course not that various conservative journalists find Gilmore irritating, but that he appears to lack a few important political skills. Perhaps he got elected governor in the first place because he had the good fortune to be running at the height of the Republican era in Virginia–although even then there were dicey moments in the fall. And since he took office, not much has gone right for the party in the state–which is surely not all his fault, but probably partly his fault.


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