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Friday, September 15, 2017

Bloomberg Pumping Big Bucks Into Virginia Elections

Remember when anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg and his Everytown minions poured a couple million dollars down the drain trying to buy state Senate seats in Virginia? Well, they’re back at it again this year.

The Washington Post reports that the Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund has announced that it will spend at least $1 million campaigning to elect Ralph Northam as governor of Virginia and to re-elect Attorney General Mark Herring. “We are making this initial investment because Ralph Northam and Mark Herring have been forceful champions for gun violence prevention in Virginia, while their opponents subscribe to a dangerous ‘guns everywhere’ agenda,” said Everytown strategist Brynne Craig.

Virginia in 2015 wasn’t the only one of Bloomberg’s recent efforts to buy election results in other states to have backfired spectacularly. We’ll keep an eye on this, but we have faith in the Old Dominion’s ability to send this meddling billionaire packing.