Mark Udall is an Equal Opportunity Extremist

From day one of his campaign, Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mark Udall0%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard0% has attempted to create significant difference between himself and Barack Obama, laughingly claiming that he is the Senator that Obama most fears to see come tramping across the White House lawn. However, up until the last week, the only thing Udall has attempted to accomplish during his campaign is to run to the left of President Obama on abortion, which is pretty much a physical impossibility. His campaign, which was described by the Denver Post as “obnoxious,” “negative,” and “single issue,” has exposed Udall as an extremist on abortion, who is out of step with the vast majority of Colorado voters.

Based largely on his own floundering campaign, Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mark Udall0%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard0% has accomplished the virtually impossible – he is now less popular in Colorado than Barack Obama. In an attempt to revitalize his campaign he performed a rapid fire interview with Denver’s ABC affiliate this past weekend that led to some pretty disastrous results. If anything, Udall established that he is out of step with Colorado on more than just abortion, and also that he is an intellectual lightweight.

First of all, I must note in passing that “Yes” is not really an acceptable answer to the question “Is Common Core good or bad for Colorado?” and also the obvious fact that Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mark Udall0%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard0% has probably not read three books so the question about naming three books that influenced him was manifestly unfair. But virtually every other answer Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Mark Udall0%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard0% gave placed him well, well outside the mainstream of Colorado voters.

First, “Do you think Obamacare should be repealed?” Udall answered “No.” Colorado voters oppose Obamacare by one of the widest margins in the whole country, opposing it 60-37. Hispanics in Colorado, who Udall is counting on for his GOTV efforts, oppose Obamacare by a similarly …read more    

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