The virginia governor's race ignited monday over republican robert f mcdonnell's 20-year-old graduate thesis: democrats assailed him in e-mail blasts and interviews for what he wrote about working women, homosexuals and fornicators, and mcdonnell tried to explain his views to crucial moderate. Bob mcdonnell, the 55-year-old governor of virginia, has been delivering the republican response to us president barack obama's state of the union his opponents say his true beliefs were revealed in a master's thesis he wrote at age 34, describing working women and feminists as detrimental to the. The piece was subsequently re-blogged by the sons of confederate veterans, who posted it under the headline, “buchanan exposes yankee terrorists” buchanan's essay was part of the kerfuffle over virginia governor bob mcdonnell's declaration of confederate history month, the text of which was drafted for his office by. And the party had won two gubernatorial races in a row attorney general bob mcdonnell had won the republican nomination that year, and he was taking on creigh deed, a man he had narrowly defeated four years prior in one of the closest races in state history so mcdonnell turned to strategist. Virginia republican gubernatorial nominee bob mcdonnell greets supporters before voting at rivers edge elementary school on november 3, 2009 in in august 2009, the washington post unearthed a graduate thesis he wrote in 1989 while at regent university that showed the younger mcdonnell as.
I love philosophy this much finding the college theses of famous men is all the rage these days obama's thesis thrilled rush limbaugh until it turned out to be a hoax, and virginia gubernatorial candidate bob mcdonnell's thesis revealing his distaste for working women does the thesis georgetown. Gov bob mcdonnell (r-va) delivered the gop response to pres obama's state of the union address. Virginia gov bob mcdonnell campaigned with mitt romney in the state this week , enhancing his profile as a potential vice presidential pick the thesis focused on protecting american families and described women who worked as detrimental to the family along with saying the government should favor.
At age 34, two years before his first election and two decades before he would run for governor of virginia, robert f mcdonnell submitted a master's thesis to the evangelical school he was attending in virginia beach in which he described working women and feminists as detrimental to the family. The former state attorney general hopes to be virginia's next governor republican bob mcdonnell was born in philadelphia on june 15, 1954 arguments against working women in his 93-page, 1989 graduate thesis, the republican party's vision for the family: the compelling issue of the decade,.
As governor bob mcdonnell was sworn into office in the beginning of 2010, governor bob mcdonnell declared april to be confederate history month it was at this time his office announced that they would be requiring rights restoration applicants to submit a letter explaining why they think their rights should be restored.
The ex-governor's sister says in a letter that is part of the mcdonnell court file that virginia's future first lady urged the quarterback “not to tell bob” in 1989, he submitted his much-discussed thesis while seeking a master of arts in public policy and a law degree from what then was cbn university, now. Inclusion in college of william & mary undergraduate honors theses by an authorized administrator of w&m publish singer, lillian, an analysis of state and nationwide legislation on women's healthcare access in virginia (2015) former governor bob mcdonnell, for example, spent much of his time in office. The latest public policy polling poll for the virginia governor's race was just released and draws the conclusion: creigh deeds is now within five points of bob mcdonnell in the race to be virginia's next governor, and most of the remaining undecided voters are democrats about tom whitetom is a us.
Once a confident expositor of the government's duty to shape american domestic life, virginia's ex-governor is battling to prove his family life was a disaster to “t he traditional family is the cornerstone upon which western civilization has been built,” bob mcdonnell wrote in a 1989 thesis, with 13 years of. Cbs news exit poll 2009 virginia governor's race november 3, 2009 a are you: total deeds mcdonnell male 48% 37% 62 female 52 46% 54 b are you: white 78% q did the views expressed in bob mcdonnell's graduate school thesis from 20 years ago make you: more likely to vote for him. Conservative republican bob mcdonnell, who was elected governor of virginia in 2009, has served as state attorney general and a state representative.