The feverish future of the Republican Party

Published Oct 29 2020 at 9:55 AM GMT
  • I spent my middle and high school years in a small town on Colorado's Western Slope " the sparsely-populated, rugged section of the state across the Continental Divide from Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins.
  • It's a spectacularly beautiful piece of country, full of ski hamlets, deep river canyons, little farm towns, and vast mountain ranges.
  • It's also likely to be represented in Congress next year by a complete maniac.
  • Lauren Boebert, a far right-wing restaurateur who has never held elected office, successfully primaried the incumbent Republican Scott Tipton, who has represented the 3rd District since 2010, back in July.
  • Now, in the general election, she faces Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush, who lost to Tipton in 2018 by eight points.



  • Published Oct 29, 2020 9:55 AM GMT