Why “Don’t Texas My Virginia” was a Failed Message From the Start

A few weeks ago, Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned on behalf of Democratic Gubernatorial candidate, and frankly longshot, Terry McAuliffe using a new battle cry to supposedly agitate voters in Virginia: “don’t Texas my Virginia.”

It was a play on words of a Republican talking point not to “California my Texas,” and an unfortunate choice in both instances, because Californian expats are a driving force in the Texas Republican party and because, if nothing else, over the last 10 months, you’ve seen nothing but…



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Bethany Bannister

Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) with strong opinions with a kind heart. Combined with excellent writing, these are my super powers.