It’s Not Trump; Our Coalitions Matter

Stop me if you’ve seen this one before. Virginia Republicans either get absolutely shellacked in an election, or the margins are super close and we either lose — in which case, the Western Experiment is over and America should pack it in — or we miraculously win and have set the new conservative standard for the next 20 years […]

For Virginia Republicans, A Few Thousand Votes Would Have Made The Difference

Redistricting and $35 million in cash from Democratic dark money groups purchases narrow one-seat majorities in Virginia’s General Assembly. Yeah — I’m a bit bitter over this one. Virginia Republicans did everything we were asked, despite our intuition. We narrowed the talking points, stayed in our lanes, muffled internal criticisms, and allowed the effort to […]

The Times They Are A’Changin…

One of the great things about being a conservative is that we are inherently an anti-ideology. As the late William F. Buckley Jr. once put it, the great task of the modern conservative movement is to stand athwart history yelling STOP! Yet in a wider sense, it is far easier for conservatives to tack with […]

Juan Pablo Segura and the Coming Republican Renaissance

The torch of human freedom is burning brightly heading into November. Republican grassroots are the reason why — and we have chosen our candidates very well indeed. This is not a seat where Republicans should be doing well. Yet Segura’s campaign is doing two things needed for victory: (1) reinventing the Republican coalition to embrace […]

Biden Approval Ratings Stagnant at 40%

Let’s gather around and talk about how terrible President Joe Biden’s approval ratings are — and how they are absolutely crushing Virginia Democrats in key races right now: That’s 40% approval ratings, folks. If they go up to 45%? The first Tuesday in November is going to be a tough one for Republicans. If they […]

Miyares Opens Wide Lead in Q3 Campaign Finance Report

Good news for Republicans as Attorney General Jason Miyares opens up a massive lead in fundraising looking towards the 2025 gubernatorial elections, raising $267,686 this quarter with an astounding $1.6M cash on hand. Lieutenant Governor Winsome Earle-Sears raised $92,408 with a cash-on-hand balance of $761,432 — a total which has a very broad array of […]