Meanwhile, on top of Richard Mourdock's comments about rape, and the fact that an ad for him by Mitt Romney is still running in Indiana, we've also got top Romney surrogate John Sununu's racist comments, Donald Trump's birtherism (and similar comments about Colin Powell as Sununu), etc. And no condemnation from Romney, let alone ditching these people, returning their money, etc. I mean, can you imagine if one of Barack Obama's top people said that the only reason Donald Trump's supporting Willard is that he's white? The right wing would (rightfully) go nuts, the media would turn it into a huge thing, etc. Imagine if a U.S. Senate candidate who Obama had cut an ad for said that he thought abortions were awesome, everyone should get one, or something outrageous like that? Again, the right wing and media would be (rightfully) outraged! Yet with Mourdock, Sununu and Trump? Meh. Yawn. Zzzzz. Another day in the "liberal media's" world of false equivalency, cowardice, and of course "It's ALWAYS OK If You're a Republican!"
The purpose of Blue Virginia is to cover Virginia politics from a progressive and Democratic perspective. This is a group blog and a community blog. We invite everyone to comment here, but please be aware that profanity, personal attacks, bigotry, insults, rudeness, frequent unsupported or off-point statements, and "trolling" (NOTE: that includes outright lies, whether about climate science, or what other people said, or whatever) are not permitted and, if continued, will lead to banning. For more on trolling, see the Daily Kos FAQs. Also note that diaries may be deleted if they do not contain at least 2 solid paragraphs of original text; if not, please use the comments section of a relevant diary. For more on writing diaries, click here. Thanks, and enjoy!