The Virginia governor, along with Mike Pompeo and Nikki Haley, seems to be eyeing a primary bid. There are a few key reasons why.
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin in 2021. Also pictured is Youngkin’s wife, Suzanne Youngkin. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD—Here in California this past week, my city council voted to defund the sheriff’s department. But West Hollywood isn’t the only American neighborhood that’s given up on laying down the law. The sheriffs at Mar-A-Lago also appear to be off duty.
My late mentor Mark Perry called Harry Truman “more Democrat than American,” in reference to the revulsion by the 33rd president to his successor, Dwight Eisenhower, joining forces with the GOP. But Truman’s most notorious political observation extends properly to the party he…