OK, so this morning Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling essentially handed the GOP gubernatorial nomination on a silver platter to Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.
That left it appearing as if the matchup for the governor’s race would be Cooch against Terry McAuliffe, who ran third in the Democratic primary the last time around.
Now, however, there are rumblings that former Rep. Tom Perriello may be mulling a gubernatorial bid. Perriello has declined so far to squelch those, but he’s not confirming them, either.
Which makes it seem like someone is floating a classic political trial balloon.
The questions of the day are:
1. Do you believe Perriello could wrest the nomination away from Terry McAuliffe?
2. And if Perriello did, could he beat Ken Cuccinelli?
3. Will Bolling run as an independent — and bigtime spoiler to the Cooch?