Colorado Republicans must move from “r-e-c-a-l-l” to “r-e-b-u-i-l-d”
Updated: Apr 25, 2020
A picture of state Sen. Brittany Pettersen surrounded by volunteers recently popped up in my social media feed. Packed several rows deep and bridging a city street, the volunteers congregated to help Pettersen battle a nascent recall campaign against her.
The picture and its context exposed the divergent effects recent recall efforts have had in Colorado.
While Democrats have seized on the recalls to demonstrate strength in organizing, messaging and fundraising, Republicans’ shambolic efforts exposed a party in disarray.