Ex-backer: District 54 candidate dishonest

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Who is Doug Thompson? He admits to being on the board of directors of Western Slope conservative Alliance and being Wright’s former campaign manager, but what he doesn’t tell you is that he was or is also working for Ray Scott, and that he worked for Scott Tipton in the last election. Another person who was the Pres. of Western Slope Conservative Alliance deep in this story is Jennifer Bailey. She stepped down after giving Tipton a “Tea Party” endorsement and went to work for him when he was elected. He ended up giving her the boot so she came back and went to work for Ray Scott while at the same time lobbying for the bill (HB12 1280) he co-sponsored.
How does this fit into the Jared Wright campaign you might ask. It didn’t apparently UNTIL Mr. Wright let it be known that he would NOT support 12-1280 and his house of cards started falling. Mr. Hunsinger, 2nd Vice Chair of MCRP, threatened a smear campaign if his donation to the campaign was not returned. It was returned but the smear campaign went into full speed ahead anyway. Now Mr. Thompson thinks it unfair for Mr. Wright to continue to raise money for his campaign so that Ray Scott can have more to run his? Sounds to me like Obamanomics (redistribution of funds) at work here. If Ray Scott needs more money let him get out there and get the support and money he needs. Maybe the backers of HB12-1280 can funnel enough to him to get him re-elected, Ms. Bailey should be able to handle that for him. 

The election is just 47 days away, do you want these questions answered before then?
Did the Republican Party vet their candidate Jared Wright and why did they keep quiet about his problems? What does HB12-1280 (the gambling bill) have to do with the Republican Party cannibalizing their own candidate? Is Doug Thompson advocating a redistribution of wealth in the Republican Party? Should you be concerned that a former police officer is described as a “pathological liar”? What does former Western Slope Conservative Alliance Board Pres Jennifer Bailey who is a lobbyist for HB 12-1280 have to do with this story? Is there a connection to the recent public meeting on the development of Mesa County Fairgrounds? 

Or, you can vote for Tim Menger, the honest man that the power brokers say doesn’t have a chance and not worry about the “good ol’ boys”.



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