How Bad is Creigh Deeds? Even The Bristol Herald Endorses Bob McDonnell
Virginia has two chief problems – higher than acceptable unemployment and transportation needs across the commonwealth. We believe Republican Robert F. McDonnell has outlined the most robust plans to address both as governor of Virginia.
McDonnell’s transportation plan includes 12 measures – from privatizing ABC stores to adding tolls to issuing bonds – with the money going directly to transportation. Democrat R. Creigh Deeds proposes a bipartisan commission to study the problems, if he is elected. It’s an inclusive step, but one that seems slow in a state with enormous and mounting transportation needs. Everything McDonnell is pitching might not work, but he has done more to offer specific solutions during this race.
We also like McDonnell’s jobs plan and his understanding that rural parts of Virginia need special attention to draw new business.......Read it All