"The have both managed to muddy their message to the point where I challenge any resident of the Commonwealth to tell me anything these guys will do as governor," said Mike McKenna, a Richmond-based GOP consultant. "If you blind taste tested them, nobody could tell the difference."
"So she is like Elizabeth Warren with a better cash situation, a better demographic situation and probably a slightly more pleasant personality in a party that is unlikely to ever nominate a white man again at the top of its ticket," Mr. McKenna said. "It is a pretty powerful combination. It is just a matter of time before everybody discovers her."