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Tom McLaughlin

Sudden Impact

Keeping it together

Now here’s an opening sentence I can get behind: “Even with the world off its axis as the coronavirus continues to spread ....”

Real deal

In the days and weeks ahead, we’re going to have to get used to our new reality of coronavirus.

Risks best not taken

Decision time in Virginia

Sound the alarms

We received an e-mail Tuesday from the office of state Sen. Frank Ruff requesting the publication of a press release. Panic attack seems more like it. But you be the judge:

Mighty fine whine

Cheap whine

It’s still early, but our great Commonwealth may be in the process of producing the dumbest political complaint of the new decade: the 2020 General Assembly session has split us into “two Virginias.”

Into the woods

After suggesting here last week that America was in truly sad shape if our best hope for political courage resided in the person of Mitt Romney, a correction is in order: the Utah Republican made history on Wednesday by becoming the first-ever U.S. Senator to vote to convict and remove an impeached president of his own party.

The high price of zero

I have generally refrained from saying much about the impeachment proceedings underway against President Trump, because you can find scads of commentary on the topic from people who are both better informed and better writers than me.

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