Tag Archive | "Republican party"

The McInnis mess – part II

Thursday, July 15, 2010


Political scandals such as this one have a predictable arc. The candidate/elected official/senior appointed official is caught red-handed in behavior so questionable that denials are futile.  Loyal spinmeisters blame the press, or focus on some minor detail of the alleged transgression that can be effectively disputed, thereby (they hope!) discrediting the rest of the accusations. […]

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County press release toes party line

Monday, July 12, 2010


Here’s the text, in its entirety, of an El Paso County press release sent Friday afternoon. “Commissioners Encourage Citizens To Attend Upcoming Opportunity to Hear U.S. Senate Candidates on Jobs Trade and Economic Recovery Colorado Springs, July 9, 2010 – The Board of County Commissioners joins with the Greater Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the Colorado […]

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