Ed Gillespie enters the Virginia Senate race, and why it’s important

From NBC:

(Republicans) have a strong candidate in Michigan; they might get Scott Brown to run in New Hampshire; and now they have (Ed) Gillespie in Virginia, who at the least will make Warner and the Democrats have to spend money in Virginia this year. We’re not saying VA or NH or MI are suddenly toss-ups. But they aren’t run-aways anymore for the Dems. That’s more resources and more incumbents (toss in Colorado and Minnesota to boot) asking the DSCC for help. By comparison, the only two Republican seats Democrats have put in play are Georgia and Kentucky…