Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell stated on Facebook that the Colorado Republican Party “should nominate pro-life candidates” and “to do otherwise is to abandon our values.”
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg (R-Berthoud), who’s running for state treasurer, is touting his endorsement by David Barton, who’s on the anti-LGBT hate list of the Southern Law Poverty Center (SPLC), which monitors “hate groups and other extremists throughout the United States.”
Former GOP Congressman Tom Tancredo believes national Republican Party leaders and donors will “probably” attempt to torpedo his gubernatorial campaign, as they apparently did last time he ran, dropping a quarter of a million dollars into an attack campaign that Tancredo thinks cost him the 2014 GOP gubernatorial nomination and handed it to former Congressman Bob Beauprez, a Republican, who went on to lose to Democrat John Hickenlooper.
Republicans and Democrats alike should face the fact that a circular firing squad is unavoidable in a primary campaign with more than one candidate, much less six going on seven, which is the number of Republicans running for governor.
What will the Republican tax bill do for people who make $1 million or more? That’s turned into a contentious issue in recent weeks, as the GOP weighs the political liability that might result from lowering taxes on the super rich.
Are conservatives pushing the phrase “able-bodied adults,” like they once used “Welfare Queens,” to demonize citizens who need help?
Back in August, The Denver Post’s John Ingold scrutinized statements from conservatives that Colorado should free up money for transportation and education, among other state programs, by removing “able-bodied” adults from Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for elderly, disabled, and other poor people.