Why Is Dan Maes Allowed To Debate?

    A new poll out in Colorado shows Dan Maes getting only 5% of the vote.Why is he allowed on stage to debate Hickenlooper and Tancredo? Just because he is a Republican? If the guy were a Libertarian, a Greenie, a Reform Party guy, etc. he would be seen as illegitimate with 5% in the polls.Why is CBS4 giving him a platform when he doesn’t even | Read More »

    Why Is Dan Maes Allowed To Debate?

    A new poll out in Colorado shows Dan Maes getting only 5% of the vote.Why is he allowed on stage to debate Hickenlooper and Tancredo? Just because he is a Republican? If the guy were a Libertarian, a Greenie, a Reform Party guy, etc. he would be seen as illegitimate with 5% in the polls.Why is CBS4 giving him a platform when he doesn’t even | Read More »

    Dan Maes: A “Sworded” Campaign

    Ross Kaminsky at the People’s Press Collective brings humor to what has become the Colorado Governor’s race. The only people left that don’t know it’s over for Maes are him, his family, and supporters who’ve gone so far down the road there’s no turning back. Here’s a recap for those of you that haven’t been following this race. 1. Dan Maes can’t raise money. 2. | Read More »

    I Endorse Tom Tancredo for Governor of Colorado

    If you have not read Nightwister’s post you need to.If the Republicans in Colorado get less than ten percent of the vote in the gubernatorial race, the Colorado GOP will lose its privileged position in Colorado as a major party — a designation that gives it automatic ballot access.This will tremendously impact down ballot races in Colorado long term.At a time when the GOP is | Read More »

    I Endorse Tom Tancredo for Governor of Colorado

    If you have not read Nightwister’s post you need to.If the Republicans in Colorado get less than ten percent of the vote in the gubernatorial race, the Colorado GOP will lose its privileged position in Colorado as a major party — a designation that gives it automatic ballot access.This will tremendously impact down ballot races in Colorado long term.At a time when the GOP is | Read More »

    Dan Maes: Political Suicide Bomber

    Promoted to the front by Erick because Dan Maes must drop out for the good of the people of Colorado and of the party he purportedly would lead. Almost two weeks ago I wrote this. I truly believed it was in the best interests of Coloradans, especially in the long term, to continue to support Dan Maes in the Governor race. That all changed for | Read More »

    Dan Maes: Political Suicide Bomber

    Promoted to the front by Erick because Dan Maes must drop out for the good of the people of Colorado and of the party he purportedly would lead. Almost two weeks ago I wrote this. I truly believed it was in the best interests of Coloradans, especially in the long term, to continue to support Dan Maes in the Governor race. That all changed for | Read More »

    The Nightmaes in Colorado Remain

    Yet another day the long Colorado nightmaes of Dan Maes continues. I think I’m just going to keep beating this like a dead horse every day.Yes, the time for Maes to go and have the ballot changed has passed. But as long as Maes remains active, some voters will stick with him and not go to Tancredo who has a much better shot.There is much | Read More »

    The Nightmaes in Colorado Remain

    Yet another day the long Colorado nightmaes of Dan Maes continues. I think I’m just going to keep beating this like a dead horse every day.Yes, the time for Maes to go and have the ballot changed has passed. But as long as Maes remains active, some voters will stick with him and not go to Tancredo who has a much better shot.There is much | Read More »

    It is Time to Get Behind Dan Maes

    Erick Erickson just posted a front page diary saying it’s time for Dan Maes to go. The time for Maes to drop out was about a month ago. If he didn’t do it then, he’s certainly not going to do it now. Even if he did, his name would remain on the ballots that have already gone out. The only candidate that has any sort | Read More »

    It is Time for Dan Maes to Go

    It is always a tough thing for candidates to do, but sometimes it is necessary.Dan Maes is running a terrible campaign terribly underfunded in Colorado. He has the establishment Republicans and most of the grassroots doing something no one thought was possible — rallying to Tom Tancredo.The latest polling in Colorado has Maes at 15%, behind Tancredo and Hickenlooper, the Democrat.Maes cannot win. There is | Read More »

    It is Time for Dan Maes to Go

    It is always a tough thing for candidates to do, but sometimes it is necessary.Dan Maes is running a terrible campaign terribly underfunded in Colorado. He has the establishment Republicans and most of the grassroots doing something no one thought was possible — rallying to Tom Tancredo.The latest polling in Colorado has Maes at 15%, behind Tancredo and Hickenlooper, the Democrat.Maes cannot win. There is | Read More »

    Has Dan Maes been well and truly kneecapped?

    Any political party must work as a team to win. While the primary process will become at times a competitive and even divisive, any inability to set those feelings aside and back the nominee will give the party trouble. A few Republicans this cycle know what kind of trouble that is, but none has more than Dan Maes against Democrat John Hickenlooper for Colorado Governor. | Read More »

    Has Dan Maes been well and truly kneecapped?

    Any political party must work as a team to win. While the primary process will become at times a competitive and even divisive, any inability to set those feelings aside and back the nominee will give the party trouble. A few Republicans this cycle know what kind of trouble that is, but none has more than Dan Maes against Democrat John Hickenlooper for Colorado Governor. | Read More »

    BREAKING: Dan Maes May Drop Out of CO Gov Race

    From the diaries by Erick. Karen Crummy at the Denver Post reports that former CO Senate President John Andrews has withdrawn his endorsement of Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes. Andrews met with Maes to encourage him to drop out of the race so the Party can choose another candidate with a chance to beat the democratic candidate John Hickenlooper in November. Andrews, who as late | Read More »