I'm sure the Kaine team will issue a "clarification," explaining that the Governor intended for everyone to understand that the law wasn't needed ... because he knew full well that everyone knew that it was already the law.
Kaine says official-English law unneeded, but it's already there
By Tyler Whitley, Richmond Times-Dispatch Staff Writer
Gov. Timothy M. Kaine said yesterday that Virginia does not need to make English the state's official language.
He was not aware that Virginia already has such a law, passed by the General Assembly in 1996. (link)