Republicans actually outperformed Democrats in Colorado early voting in 2012, so they may be just as impacted as Democrats, but that doesn't negate the fact that the gun nuts want blood, and these recalls are their mechanism to reestablish the NRA's supremacy.
Make no mistake: If the NRA is successful, they will continue to intimidate elected officials into subservience. If they fail, their influence will take a severe, maybe mortal hit. For them, this is an existentialist crisis. Their future rides on these results, and conservatives are explicit about it.
If the President of the Senate of Colorado [John Morse], who did nothing except pass the laws that Bloomberg wrote, [Pols emphasis] is knocked out, there will be a shudder, a wave of fear that runs across every state legislator across the country, that says, "I ain't doing that ever. That is not happening to me. I will not become a national embarrassment, I will not take on those guys." That's how big this is.Rare bipartisanship agreement—these elections are huge.
Now's the time to chip in a few bucks. A total of 5,800 of us have already done so, but we can do better. Much better. We can't let the NRA push candidates around for passing sensible gun safety legislation like expanded background checks and magazine-size restrictions, particularly in states like Colorado that have suffered a disproportionate number of gun-fueled mass killings.
We are three weeks from the recall. I know everyone loves to wait until the last minute, but the money raised now builds the organization that will get our voters out. So now's the time.