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Visibly frustrated Angela Giron blames her recall on voter suppression [video]
Twitchy.com ^ | September 12, 2013 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 09/13/2013 3:24:38 AM PDT by Timber Rattler

Appearing on CNN, Angela Giron, a Colorado Democrat state Senator who was one of two state pols recalled for supporting gun-grabbing anti-Second Amendment legislation, joined Debbie Wasserman Schultz in blaming her recall on voter suppression.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: bitter; electionfraud; giron; gungrabber; loser; votefraud; voterfraud
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Giron: What this story really is about, it’s about voter suppression. When Colorado has voted by mail — 70 percent of Coloradans vote by mail — and we didn’t have access to that mail ballot, I mean, I —

Host: Forgive me, but I’m going to cut you off right there because if we talk voter suppression, I’ve read reports about a lack of popularity on your behalf, let’s just not go there. Let’s get to the meat of the story, which is this gun control stance…

Giron: That is the meat of the story!

Host: … That you and your, uh, let’s talk though about the stance that you and your colleague, the head of the Senate, a former police officer, have taken. And here you have mega mega cash from Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Mayor Bloomberg, versus this grassroots effort. What happened?

Giron: I’m telling you what happened is that you had only 30,000 of the voters who in the last election, um, off-year election, was 45,000. And so the people that are in support of very common sense gun legislation weren’t able to get to the polls. They vote by ballot and they have been doing that for 25 years. I mean, we have to call it for what it is. When I was talking to people at the doors and in their homes it was that, “Oh, this what this is about, because you want universal background checks so you voted for that, and because you’re limiting magazines to 15? I don’t see anything wrong with that, I don’t see any infringement on the Second Amendment.” So, people didn’t know what it was about. There was voter confusion. We didn’t even know what the rules of the game were, this is the United States of America, we didn’t even know what the rules of the game were a week out from the election. Where to vote, how to vote, were you going to get a ballot in the mail? Um, and, so it was just that confusion led to the voices of people in Pueblo County and El Paso County not having their voices heard and yet they’re going to have to pay for this election, the most expensive in the history of these two counties.

1 posted on 09/13/2013 3:24:38 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

Calling your voters stupid and confused is never a winning strategy either.


2 posted on 09/13/2013 3:25:56 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

She mentions that she noticed voter suppression a week out.....why didn’t she go on record then?

Lying POS.


3 posted on 09/13/2013 3:26:18 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Same old Democrat crap when they lose. Everything but the kitchen sink and admission their crazy policies were what killed them in the election....we all know that...

However, the big question here is, if you watched the video, is: “Does it look like to you that she needed a shave?” To me, it looked like her 5 O’clock shadow was getting a little long on the tooth....


4 posted on 09/13/2013 3:32:20 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Red in Blue PA

Because it was Bloomberg’s goons doing the suppressing on her behalf. Didn’t work, and so she’s now projecting and whining that their attempt at cheating didn’t work.


5 posted on 09/13/2013 3:33:02 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler
Didn't these politicians who went against the will of their constituents often say they were willing to sacrifice their seats because gun control is so important to them?

The message is clear. If a politician votes because they know what's best for the people, the people might decide they know what's best for the traitor to their values.

6 posted on 09/13/2013 3:36:42 AM PDT by grania
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To: Gaffer
This is the way they've been voting for 25 years .....

they didn't know where to get a ballot or where to go ....


What a waste of 25 years experience.

7 posted on 09/13/2013 3:37:22 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Timber Rattler
Hearing the Lefties scream makes winning that much sweeter.

We need to follow Colorado's lead and start sweeping these tyrants out of office everywhere!

8 posted on 09/13/2013 3:43:22 AM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: Timber Rattler

From the whiner, “And so the people that are in support of very common sense gun legislation weren’t able to get to the polls.”

Let’s get this straight...it was ONLY the people who support Giron who were unable to get to the polls?
What? They didn’t know when to go?

IMO, with all the BS about vote-by-mail, early voting, and such, we have already usurped the voting model envisioned by the Founders.

If these mysteriously disenfranchised voters want to vote...go to the polls and vote. Other than that, sit down and shut up.


9 posted on 09/13/2013 3:43:39 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
She mentions that she noticed voter suppression a week out.....why didn’t she go on record then?

I've read as well that the Republican SOS wanted to send mail in ballots and the Democrats on (??) an election board or county council, etc. blocked the effort because the Democrats would have both lost by larger margins if more people voted.

Hey, she voted her principles and the people replied.

10 posted on 09/13/2013 3:44:54 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: Timber Rattler
From Hot Air:

If Giron’s eager to blame the results on something other than support for gun rights, though, she could always blame it on a backlash to her and John Morse’s personal jackassery:

When Morse shut that down, and Chairperson Giron went along, they crossed the double-red line of Colorado government. Had the seven gun control bills (one of which I testified in favor) been heard on March 4-6, instead of being rammed through committees on March 4, the recall might never have happened. It’s one thing to lose; it’s another to thing to lose when you didn’t even have the opportunity to present your reasoning. While the gun control bills were before the Senate in March, President Morse urged his caucus to stop reading emails, to stop reading letters from constituents, to stop listening to voicemails, to vote for the gun bills and ignore the constituents. Giron, presciently following this strategy, had allowed citizens to raise Second Amendment concerns at a single town hall meeting, and thereafter refused to discuss the issue at public fora.

"They did their best to deny their opponents a voice — let’s call that “voter suppression” — so their opponents spoke on Tuesday night. Game over."

11 posted on 09/13/2013 3:48:09 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: Timber Rattler

Personally I don’t care why she claims she lost.

She lost because she pissed off enough votes to bring her to recall, and they dumped her.

I want all RINO’s and gun grabbers to take note.

The people of America are tired of being crapped on.


12 posted on 09/13/2013 3:50:50 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Timber Rattler

“DAMN IT!!! YOU DAMNED REPUBLICANS TOOK AWAY ONE OF OUR VERY BEST TOOLS FOR STEALING ELECTIONS AND IT ISN’T FAIR. WAH WAH WAH WAH WAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

FU mizz giron... fu and all like you!


13 posted on 09/13/2013 3:56:37 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Chainmail
Hearing the Lefties scream makes winning that much sweeter.

Crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their MSNBC hosts....

14 posted on 09/13/2013 4:02:38 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise. N)
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To: Timber Rattler

Silly Dems never have figured out the media are not the electorate and vice versa.


15 posted on 09/13/2013 4:04:29 AM PDT by relictele ("An elective despotism was not the government we fought for..." - James Madison)
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To: Timber Rattler

Right.. when dems lose, it’s due to voter suppression. When they win, “the people spoke.”


16 posted on 09/13/2013 4:12:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Great post at Twitchy: “Giron is suffering from ‘Post Traumatic Recall Syndrome’”...LOL!


17 posted on 09/13/2013 4:14:56 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Timber Rattler

So... Giron’s contention is her supporters, though everyone knew of the coming recall, never bothered to take the initiative and research the info they needed. Any “suppression” here is self-inflicted.


18 posted on 09/13/2013 4:24:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: george76

Ping!


19 posted on 09/13/2013 4:36:44 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: who knows what evil?

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


20 posted on 09/13/2013 4:41:02 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: who knows what evil?

I like what another FReeper said about Giron:

“Looks like a buck-toothed catcher’s mitt.”


21 posted on 09/13/2013 4:43:49 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (IRS = Internal Revenge Service)
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To: Timber Rattler

Face facts you stupid b!tch...you got recalled because the majority of Colorado voters support A2, and you DIDN’T GIVE A DAMN what they thought.


22 posted on 09/13/2013 4:48:15 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Timber Rattler

She’s kinda making a case for voter ID.


23 posted on 09/13/2013 4:48:36 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: RandallFlagg

“Voter Repression?”...Really?

What she is crying about is that the voters they tried to sneak in to vote for her were not allowed to vote. The demodummie tried to stack the deck in her favor ( a typical demodummie manuver at election time) and she lost.

Tough titty there girlie!


24 posted on 09/13/2013 4:48:43 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Timber Rattler
Cry me a river, Angela.
Not only was there NO vote suppression, but I suspect that suppression of the Democrat Vote Fraud Machine was not entirely effective.
Now, get lost.
25 posted on 09/13/2013 4:50:18 AM PDT by Amagi (God Save the Republic.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Seems like some people figured out the rules. Is she saying that her supporters are too dumb to figure out how to vote so rule changes lowered the votes for her but didn’t lower the votes against her?

Or, by “we didn’t have access to that mail ballot” does she mean “we” is her party and the party wasn’t able to send a lot of votes for people who would not vote on their own.


26 posted on 09/13/2013 4:53:23 AM PDT by LostPassword
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To: Timber Rattler

She’s repeating the line from DNC head Kenny G.


27 posted on 09/13/2013 4:55:24 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Timber Rattler

Crudely thrown down the front steps, landing on her fat ass.


28 posted on 09/13/2013 5:06:28 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: Progov

No voter suppression according to an analysis from that great right wing Tea Party source the Daily Kos

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/09/11/1238201/-Pueblo-Colorado-Recall-Voter-turnout-probably-didn-t-cause-loss#


29 posted on 09/13/2013 5:32:11 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: caver

“She’s repeating the line from DNC head Kenny G.”

LOL!


30 posted on 09/13/2013 5:32:24 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Timber Rattler

If voters are to stupid to figure out how to vote, why not drop gun control and pick up education reform.


31 posted on 09/13/2013 5:33:51 AM PDT by just me (We are taking our first steps into a thousand years of darkness)
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To: Timber Rattler

If her people are too stupid and confused to vote, they shouldn’t be voting. That’s how we got obama.


32 posted on 09/13/2013 5:34:50 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Timber Rattler
Angela Giron - the unwise Latina.

Leni

33 posted on 09/13/2013 5:40:31 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Timber Rattler
Visibly frustrated Angela Giron blames her recall on voter suppression

Thank you my dear for your comments. Now GET YOUR A$$ OFF THE STAGE!

34 posted on 09/13/2013 5:59:47 AM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Timber Rattler

Both of those dems are bitter losers. Maybe if they had only read the constitution, none of this would have happened.


35 posted on 09/13/2013 6:07:53 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: RandallFlagg
“Looks like a buck-toothed catcher’s mitt.”

OMG...LOL! A description I will have to borrow for some of the nasty fem-bots here in Red Hampshire...

36 posted on 09/13/2013 6:24:44 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Stick to cookbooks from here on out, Angela...we’ll manage the Constitution without you and your fellow travelers.


37 posted on 09/13/2013 6:26:29 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

I resemble that remark!

38 posted on 09/13/2013 6:29:41 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Actions have consequences, sweetie. You ignored your constituents in favor if blind political ideology. You messed with a right that a lot of people take very seriously and you got a boot in your ass.

The “teachable moment” here is that you need to think very, very carefully before voting on legislation, and accept that when you go against the will of your constituents, you can get sent packing soomer rather than later.

I’m sure Ms. Giron will find a lucrative job with Mr. Bloomberg, Mr. Obama, or some gun grabbing joint like the national coalition to ban handguns or Jim Brady’s merry band of gun grabbers.


39 posted on 09/13/2013 6:45:03 AM PDT by VideoPaul
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To: Timber Rattler

That strategy has worked for the Democrats for 30 years.


40 posted on 09/13/2013 8:45:55 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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