SOUTH BOSTON NEWS & RECORD/MECKLENBURG SUN ENDORSE TIM KAINE FOR SENATE

"...Kaine possesses the intellect, temperament and political skill to be a fine U.S. Senator — one who no doubt will do Virginia proud by promoting moderation and bipartisanship in Washington."

"Kaine is by far the superior choice for Virginia and the nation."

High stakes, clear choices
Endorsements by The Mecklenburg Sun and South Boston News & Record

"...Simply put, Kaine possesses the intellect, temperament and political skill to be a fine U.S. Senator — one who no doubt will do Virginia proud by promoting moderation and bipartisanship in Washington. This is a sharp contrast with Allen, who held the Senate seat once before and proved to be an utter failure at the job. Kaine is by far the superior choice for Virginia and the nation.

"That George Allen is even taken seriously as a candidate for public office after disgracing himself with the infamous 2006 “Macaca” video — in which the then- Senator unleashed a nasty stream of bigotry towards a dark-skinned Indian-American, all captured on camera — speaks to the constipated character of today’s politics; seriously, is Allen the best candidate the Virginia GOP could come up with this year? Alas, Allen is trying to recapture his place on the political stage despite a long history of rhetoric and deeds that represents exactly what the country doesn’t need more of right now — extreme, unyielding partisanship. The only way voters can break the grip of rancid partisanship is to punish its worst purveyors. Sending George Allen to well-deserved defeat would be a promising start."

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