In honor of "Taliban Bob" McDonnell's last day as Attorney General, here's a video of him with his "dear friend" Pat Robertson's (who also refers to McDonnell as a "distinguished graduate of Regent University"). McDonnell will try to run as a "moderate," but don't believe it: he's a Pat Robertson Republican to the core. If that's what you like, then by all means support him. If Pat Robertson Republicanism is not your cup of tea, on the other hand, it looks like you'll be voting Democratic this November...whoever the Democratic nominee happens to be.
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