12/10/2010 03:18 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Pat Waak: I Was Stunned At How The Colorado GOP Deconstructed

At several points in the interview, Waak takes issue with statements made by her Republican counterpart, state GOP Chairman Dick Wadhams, in his own interview with The Statesman two weeks earlier. She didn't see any evidence of the Republican get-out-the-vote operation in key counties and disagrees with his contention the opposition out-organized Democrats on the ground.

Still, she conceded there were days this summer when she felt compassion -- "up to a certain point" -- for Wadhams when Tom Tancredo's third-party run for governor looked like it was turning the state Republican Party upside down.

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