(CNN) – Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe always knew the race would be close.
"I always said it would be a couple points from the day I got in," McAuliffe told CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash.
"For months McAuliffe held a small, consistent lead in public opinion polls"
Wrong, Jake. Late last week, aggregate polling showed a 9.2 lead for McAuliffe. Now, clearly those polls were wrong. I would also suggest that the heavy hitters like the Clintons and the President himself who came down to VA to stump for him indicate that McAuliffe's polling internals were a little sickly and thus their campaign begged for some A-list appearances.
But back to the original point. Wrong or not, the polls showed a SIZABLE lead for McAuliffe.
CNN can't tell the truth anymore even when it's convenient to do so, perhaps explaining why they got the lowest weekly ratings in over a year after their WALL-TO-WALL WEBSITE COVERAGE last week, almost all of it fraudulent, biased, and paid for by special interest dollars.
And, Jake, what's with that ridiculous posed picture on your masthead? Sheesh, brah.
Nobody, D or R really likes McCaulliffe and he would be smart to have a personality & humility MAKEOVER. Most Obama supporters remember him as disrespectful of Candidate Obama during the 2008 election and we do not forgive EASILY. It's OK for you to have supported Hillary Clinton but you went overboard.
I am sure that baggers will say that the Cooch was a flawed candidate because he was not conservative enough. What is important, is that they keep thinking that through the 2014 election cycle.
Who would have thought that under Citizens United, a democrat would outspend a republican?
Will republicans get the message that shutting down our government and trying to default was not a smart strategy? Fortunately for democrats, the baggers will continue acting like domestic terrorists.
Well, closer than I thought, I dont think they had a good selection, crooked: or crazy and crooked.
Too bad VA...........now you have lost your opportunity to make change for the better.
Congrats, to you, Terry. Be united or else, these Rethuglicans rob the nation openly. Good luck, work for the nation's poor and needy–not Wars and Guns.
I really thought that Rubio would have helped the Cooch more, if he had not showed up to campaign for him.
Cooch's attempt at voter suppression in VA almost worked for him. But he lost, and Now it's on to Fox for the Cooch. Maybe he can sit next to Elizabeth.
Congratulations Governor. The GOP government shutdown and 24 billion dollar hissy fit also helped your campaign.