This spells very serious problems for the Republican party that I'm (mostly) proud to support. But the problems aren't those that many party insiders are likely to harp on. Instead, they're fundamental issues related to style and governance.
Cuccinelli says his campaign is focused on jobs and the economy, but his extreme record as a state legislator and attorney general makes it clear that he considers himself commander-in-chief of the Religious Right's culture warriors.
Ken Cuccinelli, the person I'm supporting for governor of Virginia -- my home state and locus of what's likely to be the most watched political race of 2013 -- probably isn't the very best candidate the GOP could have picked.