It's great for the Denver Post to back comprehensive immigration reform and to criticize the GOP's half-baked proposals. But it should also spotlight the obstacles to real immigration reform here in Colorado.
The Pueblo Chieftain has excluded independent candidate Tisha Casida from a Chieftain-sponsored debate Oct. 10 featuring candidates Scott Tipton, a Republican, and Democrat Sal Pace. It's a strange position for a newspaper to take.
Just after Tisha Casida announced her candidacy to represent Colorado's 3rd congressional district, she got a call from the Chair of Colorado's Republican Party asking her not to run because it could hurt the Republican Party's chances.
Romney apparently isn't making himself available to real journalists in Colorado, in advance of Tuesday's GOP caucus, but he called into conservative talk-radio shows across the state Friday, where he found a copacetic environment.
Rep. Scott Tipton said last week that Japan's Fukushima nuclear reactors "held up reasonably well" after being struck by an earthquake and tsunami. So they could have been flattened, yes. But did they really hold up reasonably well?
During his last few appearances on the Cari and Rob Show, Scott Tipton faced the kind of hard questioning you rarely hear when conservatives interview conservatives or, for that matter, when liberals interview liberals.