Stirewaltisms: Colorado Dems Elevate Election Denier to Help Polis
Remember when Bill Clinton encouraged his friend Donald Trump to run for the Republican nomination in 2016?
[Editor’s note: We finished the work on this week’s note right before the Supreme Court’s abortion decision came down. It’s too soon to know how this will hit specific races, which will substantially depend on the actions taken in statehouses in the coming days and weeks and how candidates come down on this massive shift in the political landscape. The Dispatch team will be on the case, but I’ll be back next week with more analysis. Until then, ignore hyperbole and deterministic analysis, particularly from partisans.]
COLORADO DEMS ELEVATE ELECTION DENIER TO HELP POLIS
Some on the left are getting seriously alarmed about the possibility that a bunch of kooks or crooks may win key positions for administering elections in the anticipated Republican wave in this fall's midterm elections.
“MAGA leaders intend to use 2022 midterm wins to install Trump in 2024 regardless of the vote,” LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman told his fellow Democratic mega-donors at a recent meeting to raise millions for defeating Republican candidates who supported Donald Trump’s effort to steal a second term.
Maybe Hoffman and his fellow billionaires should start with their own party.
In Tuesday’s Colorado Republican gubernatorial primary, the top contender had for months been Heidi Ganahl, who won a seat on the state’s university board of regents in 2016 against stiff Democratic competition in a tough year for Centennial State Republicans. She’s a successful businesswoman with a conventionally conservative message: low taxes, less regulation, and tough on crime.
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