Bob McDonnell is running unopposed for the nomination. There is much reason to be excited about McDonell, inasmuch as he currently leads all three of his potential Democratic opponents -- at least, in the polls I've seen.
A McDonell victory would be a shot in the arm for Republicans, who will be looking to the '09 elections in Virginia and New Jersey as a predictor for how the 2010 elections micht trend. If McDonell does win, it could give the GOP real momentum and much-needed confidence, going into the mid-term elections.
But if McDonnell is to win, he will have to scrap whoever is making these ridiculous TV ads, which do not, in my estimation, portray him in a positive light ...