Some people say that independents are really liberals who don’t want to admit it. Never was that more true in the case of DaVita CEO Kent Thiry, who recently unveiled his scheme to change Colorado’s primary system. According to a report in The Denver Post:
”The ballot question would be: Should Colorado adopt a two-stage election system in which every registered voter can vote in each stage for any candidate on the ballot in their voting district?’ Ross said in the invite.”
Sounds amazing, you think? Think again. If folks were upset about how the race between now-resigned Sen. Evie Hudak and amazing candidate Lang Sias went down – some blame the libertarian spoiler – imagine how much chaos would ensue if Democrats could vote in Republicans’ elections (and vice versa). As the Chairman of the Colorado Dems Rick Palacio told The Post, “it’s ripe for shenanigans.” And, he would know.
PeakNation™ may recall that we profiled Thiry and his political shenanigans about a month ago. Then, we noted that he may have an eye on political office. Our sources tell us that the purpose of this initiative is to pave the way for his gubernatorial campaign – as an independent. This ballot scheme is just the first step. Continue reading