Progressive’s Hispanic litmus test

Recently, Longmont resident Bob Norris made some comments in a Times-Call editorial and a KGNU radio show I’d like to address . He often speaks publicly about inclusion of our minorities in town, which is laudable, but there are some undercurrents that aren’t so laudable.

During a candidate forum at Silver Creek High School, he got into an argument with eventual mayoral race winner Bryan Baum because Mr. Baum basically repeated what Mr. Norris has been saying about inclusiveness.  Isn’t that the point when you speak to leaders, to have them embrace your position?  But from what I heard, Mr. Norris didn’t want anyone else taking credit for this idea, which is far from his own. Continue reading…