Know the job you're running for perhaps

Posted: Oct 20, 2009 2:00 PM
Candidate debates can, from time to time, show the voters a little something about the person running for office. In Virginia, it showed that one candidate "showcased an answer so far off topic it needs a GPS device and one that suggests the Democratic nominee may not know much at all about the job he seeks," according to the National Review Online's The Campaign Spot.

Democrat Steve Shannon, who is battling Republican Ken Cuccinelli to become Virginia's Attorney General, stumbled badly when he was asked "name each division of the attorney general’s office and explain what each does." The answer clearly shows Shannon has no idea what the AG's office does:

One has to be better prepared, don't you think, than this?