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What happened to small government and local control?

May 6, 2022 12:02 am

An attempt by Gov. Glenn Youngkin to force new elections this year of the entire Loudoun County School Board was narrowly defeated in the Virginia Senate. (Editorial cartoon by John Cole)

 

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John Cole
John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Virginia government and politics appear on the Virginia Mercury on Fridays. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC, where he developed an affection for the state, its people and its politics. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.

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