– Biden is at a ‘tipping point’ and they want to see him fall
Democrats are heading towards a symbolic defeat in the southern state. This is where the extremes collide. And it’s about more than just an exciting choice of location.
Fabian Felman from Richmond
Alarms from the Democrats’ election headquarters arrive in the mailbox every hour. It’s about “all or nothing,” defeat means “game over,” and democracy “destroyed.” The message is always the same: Next Tuesday’s Virginia gubernatorial election is a referendum on Donald Trump.
The wake-up calls show just how nervous Democrat Terry McAuliffe is. For good reason. For a long time, the 64-year-old governor and former businessman comfortably led the polls. But since late August, Republican Glenn Yongkin has come to a compromise. Meanwhile, the 54-year-old follows his opponent so closely that his lead in the statistical error zone has melted away.