Rory McShane

MCSHANE: RECLAIMING COLORADO ON THE GROUND

Why Republicans were slaughtered in 2012 — and what we can do in 2014

GUEST COLUMNIST

Election Day 2012, a day many on the right, including myself, thought would bring victories all across the country, and here in Colorado. Colorado Republicans had hoped for and somewhat expected not only a top ticket win for Romney, but a possible retak-ing of the State Senate and widening their majority in the State House. No one expected the night to end with the gavel being proverbially torn from Frank McNulty’s hand, but that’s ex-actly what happened.