As marriage equality continues to spread from one state in another, a small group of powerful government lawyers is doing everything they can to hold it back. In just the last week attorneys general in at least three states have taken steps to fight gay and lesbian citizens.
No longer do we hear the name of Colorado's own attorney general, John Suthers, a key figure in the Romney campaign here and a man whose name was bandied about as a potential Romney AG during and after the primaries.
Among the reasons Colorado Attorney General John Suthers could drag down Mitt Romney's presidential hopes is the loss he sustained in a seven-year lawsuit that was both outrageously expensive and ill-advised from the start.
John Suthers, the conservative Attorney General of Colorado, has credentials that make him look almost perfect for Mitt Romney's short list of candidates for United States Attorney General -- until you look a more closely.
State Attorney General John Suthers is a top candidate on Mitt Romney's short-list to become the nation's top law enforcement official if Romney wins in November, but Suthers' record could actually damage Romney's presidential aspirations.