The Republican Standard

Shaun Kenney
Virginia's Public Square
Created 09 Jun 2020
  • Happy Columbus Day (And Don't Forget It)
    11 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    "I forbade worthless things being given to them, such as bits of broken bowls, pieces of glass, and old straps, although they were as much pleased to get them as if they were the finest jewels in the ...
  • Emerson Polling: McAuliffe Up By One Digit
    07 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    Funny thing about polling is that they are all snapshots of the past. Let something happen, give the environment enough time to acclimate to the new thing, survey a sample of the general population an...
  • UVA Survey On Secession: Red Counties; Blue Cities
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Two releases from a major study with the UVA Center for Politics reveals not only that most Americans have had it with the other half of the country, but that support for secession — and an alarming n...
  • So Where Do Things Really Stand?
    05 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    RCP: McAuliffe +5 (And Yet…) One of the best observations about modern politics is the term political religions to define the two major parties. For myself, my camp is firmly within the Republican Par...
  • McAuliffe: "I don't think parents should be telling schools what they should teach."
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Remember the old adage — the goal isn’t to win the debate, but to make sure you don’t lose the debate. Former Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe was pressed on graphic textbooks — and I mean graphic ...
  • REMINDER: How To Watch The Final Debate TONIGHT at 7pm
    28 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    The second and final Virginia gubernatorial debate is set for TONIGHT at 7pm between former Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe and Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin. For those interested in watchi...
  • McAuliffe Deploys Dirty Campaign Tactics To Steal Votes in Virginia
    28 Sep 2021 • 9 min read
    I have an old campaign war story to share. Once upon a time, a candidate in an unspecified state did something phenomenally stupid. So we had a story written on that phenomenally stupid thing. No big ...
  • Cook Political Report Moves Virginia To Toss-Up
    24 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    With pre-debate and post-Afghanistan numbers coming in via polling, the University of Mary Washington poll seems to have done its work — and with former Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe barely edgi...
  • Why Polls Lie To You (And You Love It)
    22 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Polls are a funny thing. Ideally they are a snapshot in time, where one tries to measure the mood of the electorate between a certain timeframe — typically a few days — and uses that to feed a predict...
  • VCU Wilder: McAuliffe by 9 as Sears, Miyares Are Within Striking Distance
    21 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Virginia Commonwealth University is out with a new poll showing former Democratic governor Terry McAuliffe with a 9-point lead among registered voters against Republican challenger Glenn Youngkin at 4...
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