Pubdate: Sat, 26 Jun 2010
Source: Gazette, The (Colorado Springs, CO)
Copyright: 2010 The Gazette
Author: Kip Ellsworth


I am a registered Republican who will be casting my  vote for John
Hickenlooper in the upcoming election.

I find it most troubling that Republican gubernatorial candidate
Scott McInnis took a very unprincipled stand  at the recent "law love
fest" held with Dan May and Terry Maketa. McInnis showed his lack of
logic and  integrity by his willingness to propose horrible policy in
order to gain favor with a small subset of voters.

Medical marijuana was approved by Colorado citizens a  decade ago.
HB1284 was voted on and passed by our elected officials six weeks

On one hand, McInnis is asking President Barack Obama to change
federal law to subvert the will of both Colorado voters and

He then goes on record supporting cities rights to hold elections in
order to decide whether to allow dispensaries to operate within their

So what are you advocating Scott? As a Republican I advocate state
control of issues and will not support a  candidate who cries to the
feds in order to subvert the will of the people.

Scott McInnis is either obtuse or disingenuous.

Either way he has proven to not be worthy of my vote.

Kip Ellsworth

Colorado Springs
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