POLITICS
12/01/2010 11:26 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ken Cuccinelli Transforming Attorney General's Office Into An Ideological Battleground

Perhaps you remember Breastgate: Back in April, Virginia's newly elected Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli apparently decided that the state-issued lapel pins worn by his staff were a little too libertine. The pins--which replicated the 1776 state seal (PDF)--featured Virtus, the Roman goddess of bravery and military prowess, with her left breast exposed. Cuccinelli requested a new version that covered up the warrior's bosom. Virtus, he joked to his staff, was now "a little more virtuous."

Read more on Mother Jones