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Coloradans Won’t Be Fooled

By endorsing Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner, The Denver Post threw its weight behind a man whose views and actions are in stark contrast with the paper’s previous editorial stances.

MoveOn.org Political Action teamed up with NARAL Pro-Choice America to run a full-page ad in Sunday’s Denver Post because Colorado voters deserve to know Cory Gardner’s true record, from voting to shut down the government to supporting a bill that would ban abortions to trying to block a law that would cut carbon pollution.

The Post’s endorsement has drawn criticism from national media for being misguided and prompted one former senator to call it the “worst political endorsement by a serious newspaper.”

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Please share this ad on Facebook and tweet it @DenverPost using the hashtag #WhatWereYouThinking.

In addition to sharing the graphic, will you sign and share MoveOn member Jamie Chesser’s petition calling on The Denver Post to retract its endorsement of Cory Gardner? More than 7,000 Coloradans have already signed.

Click here to sign and please forward Jamie’s petition to individuals in your network–especially if they live in Colorado.

In a letter to The Denver Post, Chesser writes, “I am dumbfounded by your wrongheaded endorsement of Cory Gardner for Senate…This is a dangerous bet for Colorado and I urge you to reconsider your position.”

 

UPDATE: Check out this great photo of the Sunday Post featuring the MoveOn/NARAL ad:

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The Denver Post ad was paid for by MoveOn.org Political Action, pol.moveon.org and NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC, www.prochoiceamerica.org, not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.