Would you give this man a job?

Would you give this man a job?

Former Democratic governor Mark Warner rolled into town May 6 as he kicked off his campaign for U.S. Senate. After being introduced by a triumvirate of local Dems named Dave—Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris, Councilor David Brown and state Delegate David Toscano—Warner took the stage. He wasted no time in trumpeting his record as governor: turning around an inherited $6 billion budget deficit and making Virginia more attractive to businesses. He called for bringing troops home from Iraq, as well as better health care for veterans. Warner also cited the need to reinvest in the nation’s infrastructure and voiced his support for a 21st century rail system. “I’m asking you,” he told the midday crowd on the Downtown Mall, “will you hire me?”

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