Sen. John F. Kerry's top campaign officials in Virginia have been reassigned to work in other states, effectively conceding the commonwealth to President Bush even as the Democratic presidential nomineerides a wave of momentum nationally from his performance in last week's debate.I guess they do have Bush on the run...
Susan Swecker, the Kerry campaign's state director, and Jonathan Beeton, its press secretary, were scheduled to leave Virginia on Sunday night, Beeton said. Eighteen other campaign staff workers were sent to help elsewhere, leaving about 10 paid staffers in Virginia.
The real good news is farther down, in paragraph three:
Beeton said he probably would go to Minnesota or Wisconsin, though he said it was unclear exactly where the campaign needed the most help.So let me make sure this is coming across clearly: