Perhaps Mr. McAuliffe is just trying to grab attention to further his own political ambitions. In any event, his stunt is little cause for Ms. Stamos to worry. Arlington County is blessed with an intelligent electorate, and endorsements by outsiders don’t usually count for much in local races.
S. Randolph Sengel, Alexandria
The writer, a Democrat, served in the Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office from 1979 to 2013, including four terms as the elected commonwealth’s attorney.