Asked the same question, Mark Warner was far more eloquent in explaining how he'd move the nation forward with the same brand of moderate leadership that made him one of the most successful governors in Virginia history. Check his website for more photos from the Shad Planking.
h/t to Cobalt6 and NBC29 for the story.
I've been to the Shad Planking several times, most recently in 2006 when Jim Webb's campaign was just getting started. Years ago it was all white, all male, all Democrats. Times have changed, but the beer is still cold, the political conversation is still partisan but good natured, the roads are still filled with signs, the smoke still waifs across the grounds, and the shad is still . . . we'll let's just say it is an acquired taste. They do have some great fried fish, however.