Culture, Politics, States

Inside the Virginia Landslide Against CRT

With Glenn Youngkin defeating former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe by 50.9% to 48.4%, there are plenty of takes coming from the pundit sphere about how Youngkin was able to pull off such a victory.

This is after all a Republican victory in a state that is perceived as safely blue. Understanding how Republicans came out victorious not only in the gubernatorial race but also retook the Virginia House of Delegates is necessary for national populists to understand electoral dynamics moving forward.

Exit polls demonstrated that critical race theory, a theory that advances the idea that the U.S. is a fundamentally racist nation, played a major role in their decision to vote for Youngkin…

What’s clear is that culture war issues ranging from CRT to other forms of radical leftist ideas being taught in the classroom can galvanize not only conservatives but also disaffected moderates and independents that think the Left’s Great Leap forwards in cultural radicalism go too far. Read more…

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