It’s nice to know that both sides are deviant. Huisman runs down the reason behind the attempted coup in the Colorado GOP. She is correct that Steve House is to be lauded for not giving in, regardless of personal cost. After all, that is how a leader should behave. Time for our leaders to lead all of us and stop looking for personal gain.
The last 36 hours have truly been the most bizarre in recent political memory, and that’s saying a lot. On Monday evening, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffeman and former U.S. Representative and failed gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo executed a failed ambush and extortion plot to oust State Republican Party Chair Steve House. Pueblo County Republican Chair Becky Mizel was also in on the failed coup attempt. She was to be the new State Chair were this asinine coup attempt to succeed.
The brouhaha centered on House’s decision to hire Tyler Hart as his chief of staff and his decision to not tap Ted Harvey as Executive Director of the State Party. House was told he had to resign or he would be both slandered in the media with ginned up rumors about an affair, and be bogged down with frivolous lawsuits.
Apparently, the person…
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