It sure is strange for a Democrat to celebrate his state's low tax burden when he has supported major tax increases in the past and currently campaigns for new ones.
Yet that's the ironic position in which Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine finds himself after Ford Motor Co. announced that it would close its Norfolk plant in 2008.
GOVERNOR KAINE TOUTS INDEPENDENT STUDIES THAT SHOW
VIRGINIAIS LOW TAX, BUSINESS-FRIENDLY STATE
~ Tax Foundation places Virginia 41st among 50 states ~