Left wing Denver Post endorses GOP Senate candidate

The liberal Denver Post surprised national and local observers by endorsing Republican Cory Gardner over incumbent Senator Mark Udall. In a Friday editorial, the Post called Gardner "a rising star" in the GOP and "someone to be reckoned with" in Washington. Congress is hardly functioning these days. It can't pass legislation that is controversial and it often can't even pass legislation on which there is broad agreement. Its reputation is abysmal, and even its members rarely dispute the popular indictment. It needs fresh leadership, energy and ideas, and Cory Gardner can help provide them in the U.S. Senate. In every position the Yuma Republican has held over the years — from the state legislature to U.S. House of Representatives — he has quickly become someone to be reckoned with and whose words carry weight. An analysis  on ABC News’ website, for example, singled out Gardner a year ago — before he declared for the...(Read Full Post)