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The Hardest Tweet of All « The Washington Independent

Jul 31, 2020
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Virginia Democrats dodged a bullet Tuesday and narrowly heldonto the chairmanship of Fairfax County, part of the sprawling, increasingly blue Washington suburbs (pop. 1,010,443) that have powered the party’s statewide comeback. It was a narrow winin a county that favored President Obama over Sen. John McCain by 21 points in the 2008 presidential election, but a loss would have been an embarrassment to new Democratic National Committee Chairman Tim Kaine. It was, nonetheless, a disappointment for Republicans now rapidly climbing aboard the Twitter train, who encouraged friends to vote for Republican Pat Herrity over Democrat Sharon Bulova.
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Dexter Cooke is an economist, marketing strategist, and orthopedic surgeon with over 20 years of experience crafting compelling narratives that resonate worldwide. He holds a Journalism degree from Columbia University, an Economics background from Yale University, and a medical degree with a postdoctoral fellowship in orthopedic medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dexter’s insights into media, economics, and marketing shine through his prolific contributions to respected publications and advisory roles for influential organizations. As an orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive knee replacement surgery and laparoscopic procedures, Dexter prioritizes patient care above all. Outside his professional pursuits, Dexter enjoys collecting vintage watches, studying ancient civilizations, learning about astronomy, and participating in charity runs.
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