“Politics is made worse when people drive a wedge deeper,” Webb said about the attacks from Good.
Good and Webb have only met once — virtually — for a forum. Campaigning during the pandemic has presented challenges. Good has been holding events, including with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, where attendees weren’t wearing masks. Good has made dismissive remarks in the past about the seriousness of COVID-19, which is in stark contrast to Webb, who has been treating COVID-19 patients when he’s not campaigning.
Webb is running on a platform of supporting a public health insurance option, addressing racial and economic inequities, criminal justice reform and expanding educational opportunities, including tuition-free community and public college for low-income people.
As a doctor, Webb thinks he is well-suited to be in Congress as the country is trying to overcome the coronavirus pandemic. He wants to…