August 30, 2013
Central Virginians have been seeing a lot of political ads from Ken Cuccinelli and Terry McAuliffe, often with the candidates attacking one another.
On Friday, the Cuccinelli campaign decided to try a different route, and released a positive advertisement centered on college football.
"Let’s go Hokies! And while I’m a Wahoo, tonight I stand with millions of Virginians in rooting you on," says Cuccinelli in the ad. "Now enjoy the game. Go Hokies! "
One may ask where is the love for the Cavaliers? Cuccinelli is a graduate of the University of Virginia, after all.
UVa and Tech have been squared-off in a competitive rivalry since the 1800s. To not cheer on his own school could be gauged as a misstep by the Republican candidate.
However, one could argue that he is using football as a positive bipartisan metaphor: Cavaliers, Hokies, they’re all Virginians.
On the night of Charlottesville’s Paint the Town Orange rallying for UVa, it might be a good idea for Cuccinelli’s campaign to rush out an ad for the Wahoos.
The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.
As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to email@example.com.
powered by Disqus