Time for a victory lap.
In the past several weeks, I wrote a series of posts about far-right extremist types seeking local elective office. Well, I couldn’t be more pleased to report that all but one of them lost on Town Meeting Day. The exception: Jennifer Cole Patterson, who beat The VPO Curse and somehow won a seat on the Franklin West Supervisory Union school board.
Funny thing. She won handily, but her fellow Fairfax fruitbat Daniel Mincica got absolutely trashed. Hard to discern a trend there.
In general, there weren’t nearly as many ultraconservatives on Town Meeting Day ballots as there were last year. Some of them, I’m sure, managed to avoid exposure. But my sense is that fewer of them are bothering. The vast majority lost in 2022. Maybe they’re getting the message?
Now, let’s run down the rest of the Dishonor Roll.Continue reading