Tom Tancredo is closing the gap in the Colorado governors race. The failed Republican Dan Maes, darling of Hugh Hewitt and Carol Platt Liebau, has totally collapsed and is not siphoning off votes from Tancredo, not the other way around as Hewitt and Liebau initially attacked Tancredo for.
Is independent Tom Tancredo now becoming the de facto Republican candidate for governor of Colorado? He’s now moved to within four points of Democrat John Hickenlooper to turn the race into a toss-up.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Colorado finds Hickenlooper with 42% support, while Tancredo, the candidate of the American Constitution Party, earns 38% of the vote. Support for Republican Dan Maes continues to fall and now stands at 12%. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.
Liebau and Hewitt continue to attack Tancredo despite the turn around. The question is why? While he always denies he supports amnesty, Hewitt is a big amnesty supporter, he just wants to keep out the jihadis and criminals. Of course, in any amnesty scheme that is impossible. Mostly because in the last amnesty the legacy INS did not keep out terrorists or criminals. And they only had to deal with 3 million applicants. It will be 12 million this time. But since Hewitt is an attorney, he thinks he knows everything. But he does not know that terrorists and gangbangers will welcome the upcoming amnesty because they know that through a variety of means they will get in, by hook or by crook.