Colorado Democrat Senator Michael Bennet made the mistake of admitting what many of us already know – the political process in the district of criminals is a rigged game.
“It’s all rigged. The whole conversation is rigged,” said Bennet over an open C-Span mic during debate on the Food Safety Act. “The fact that we don’t get to a discussion before the break about what we’re going to do in the lame duck. It’s just rigged.”
Soon after Bennet made his comment, an aide realized the C-Span...Read Full Story
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) can't catch a break. Five days before the August 10 primary, the New York Times' Gretchen Mortensen weighs in with a piece on the financial manueverings of the Denver Public Schools under the leadership of then-Superintendent, Michael Bennet.
The system had a $400 million "hole in its pension fund," which was covered by a $750 million "exotic transaction." (Paradoxically, the Wall Street crowd sees the problem of debt as an opportunity for more debt.)
To...Read Full Story
The headline reads: "Bennet made fortune in corporate raid." The article goes on to argue that when Michael Bennet worked for corporate mogul, Philip Anschutz, they basically raided Regal Cinema and distributed big chunks of its assets to corporate directors.
With two nervous weeks to go in a hotly contested primary with Andrew Romanoff, Michael Bennet must be hoping that Guerin Lee Green's article at Cherry Creek News gains no traction:
In 2003, a relatively healthy Regal issued an...Read Full Story
I didn't watch this debate, but if the Washington Post story is accurate, Senator Bennet took it to Ken Buck pretty well:
When Buck clarified his position (on privatizing Social Security) and said Bennet was wrongly describing his position, Bennet read quotes from Buck speeches during the primary campaign and pounded on the podium as he said, "It's important that we say the same things in red parts of the state and blue parts of the state."
Buck later replied, "Senator Bennet, you're...Read Full Story
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