Skip to comments.Attack mailer labels Snowmass senator 'The Appropriator'
Posted on 10/08/2010 8:00:41 PM PDT by Western Tradition Partnership
Attack mailer labels Snowmass senator 'The Appropriator'
Schwartz 'deeply disgusted' by 'thuggish and deceptive' tactic By Troy Hooper Real Aspen October 8, 2010
The executive director of Colorado Conservation Voters has two words for a new mailer that features the face of state Sen. Gail Schwartz, D-Snowmass, superimposed over the body and hair of Donald Trump: poor taste.
It is an obvious leading candidate for the most tasteless piece of mail so far in the 2010 election cycle, CCVs Pete Maysmith said Thursday. Its over the top and in poor taste.
Western Tradition Partnership is responsible for the mailer, which, along with the Schwartz-Trump hybrid image, tells recipients in state Senate District 5: Gail Schwartz has two words for you YOURE FIRED!
The conservative lobbying group, which is dedicated to fighting environmental extremism, targets the Democrat for her co-sponsorship this year of a bill, backed by Xcel Energy, that raised Colorados renewable energy standard to the second highest in the nation behind only California. They say raising renewable energy requirements to 30 percent by 2020 will trigger job losses and higher utility bills.
The renewable energy standard forces utility companies to buy more expensive utilities, so then they have to cut back on hiring and lay people off, said Western Tradition's Donald Ferguson...
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