The 2012 Shad Planking: Where Are the Democrats? - PICTURES

April 18, 2012, 2:47 p.m.

Former Sen. George Al­len, now a Sen­ate can­did­ate in the Old Domin­ion, worked the ro­peline at the 64th an­nu­al Shad Plank­ing in Wake­field, Va., on Wed­nes­day. His 2012 op­pon­ent Tim Kaine didn’t ac­cept an in­vit­a­tion to the yearly rite of polit­ics held in rur­al Vir­gin­ia. Here’s a look at the scene: 

(RE­LATED: Dems Miss­ing From Shad Plank­ing)

(RE­LATED: The 2011 Shad Plank­ing)