Richard Lamm

LAMM: EULOGY OF JIM MONAGHAN, MAY 22, 2013

Jim Monaghan was my ‘mentor-in-chief’

The Colorado Statesman

All politicians stand on the shoulders of other people. Politics is a team sport — but it has the cruelest reward system, because the glory goes almost exclusively to the candidate. No day-after pictures of the smiling winning team — like sailing, soccer, football — no, no the spotlight settles on one person, almost to the exclusion of those who did the most work.