McDonnell says he's changed his mind on some of the issues he wrote about when he was seeking a public policy degree -- especially on women in the workforce -- and his record as a state legislator and attorney general doesn't suggest he's ever used his office to punish gays, working women or feminists. But the Post is having none of it. In a particularly snotty piece, editorial writer Ruth Marcus complains that McDonnell can't "explain away" his views, noting "(t)here are so many delicious aspects to the McDonnell uproar."
Linda Chavez is chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity and author of Betrayal: How Union Bosses Shake Down Their Members and Corrupt American Politics .
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