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Why does Colorado Democrat believe he can beat Rep. Lauren Boebert in a rematch?

In one of the most unexpectedly exciting midterm races in the country, 55-year-old “common sense” Democrat Adam Frisch failed to kick Congressional Colorado firebrand Lauren Boebert in the November election by just 564 votes.

While the next house election isn’t until 2024, Frisch looks forward to ousting the “anger management” circus leader from office.

“She didn’t even win her homeland,” Frisch said in disbelief. “Only a small handful of members of Congress lose their homeland.”

While the next house election isn’t until 2024, Adam Frisch looks forward to ousting the ‘anger management’ circus leader from office

Frisch speaks to voters in Colorado

Frisch speaks to voters in Colorado

Rep.  Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) blamed other Republicans for the vote as to why she failed to get more votes in the November midterm elections.

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) blamed other Republicans for the vote as to why she failed to get more votes in the November midterm elections. “I don’t know if there wasn’t enough enthusiasm for our top candidates for governor and senate or what happened there.”

When asked to explain why Boebert, who lives in Garfield County, was not getting more votes, she shifted the blame to other Republican candidates.

“I don’t know if there wasn’t enough enthusiasm for our top candidates for governor and senate or what happened there,” Boebert said. Wall Street Journal in December, “but there was a lot of shifting in the vote.”

While many voters in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District turned their noses up at voting for Boebert, Frisch claims the national Democratic Party held him back during the midterm elections by “abandoning” rural America and promoting heavenly climate goals and a disjointed energy policy. to bring forward. .

“We just went to every nook and cranny, city and community we could, and often we were the only candidate who ever showed up, the only Democrat who ever showed up.”

The former Aspen City Councilman was practically a newcomer to politics. “It’s mostly moms and dads who stand up,” he said of the wealthy ski enclave’s council. “I was probably the first person ever to take a city council seat and do other things in politics.”

Born on a Native American reservation in Montana to healthcare-practicing parents who grew up in Minneapolis, Frisch first came to Colorado through ski racing for the University of Colorado at Boulder.

He was injured before he even started racing for the team and eventually found his way to New York City – where he transitioned from waiting tables to working in international finance for over a decade, spending time throughout Asia and London.

“After 9/11, I went to a lot of funerals. I thought it would be a time to reset, got through the winter in Colorado in 2001-2002, finally met the proverbial girl at the next store and the rest is history,” he said. Frisch and his wife Katy have two children and live in Aspen.

The couple have lived in Aspen for nearly two decades, where Frisch has made a living in home building and construction.

Katy is now a member of the school board. “She and I think the kids should go to school, almost at all costs.”

During the Covid-19 pandemic, a teacher shortage prompted Frisch to get his substitute teaching license and teach pre-K and kindergarten a few days a week.

His self-proclaimed “vagabond” lifestyle has endowed him with views that are skeptical of partisan politics.

“I always tell people if there was a party to get things done, I’d be that party,” he said, adding that he sees himself on the Problem Solvers’ Caucus when he comes to Congress.

“I’m not going to spend my time on an oversight committee yelling and screaming at tech executives about why they don’t have more Twitter followers,” he said, referring to Boebert and the oversight committee’s Big Tech censorship revenge tour.

Frisch's self-described

Frisch’s self-described “vagabond” lifestyle has endowed him with views skeptical of partisan politics

Rep.  Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) and former President Donald Trump have strong political ties, especially after announcing his third presidential bid in November

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) and former President Donald Trump have strong political ties, especially after announcing his third presidential bid in November

Frisch criticized his opponent as ‘not focused on the court but focused on himself’.

“There’s a farm bill every six years and she doesn’t want to work on it. She doesn’t want to be on the agriculture committee, she wants to be on the oversight committee.’

“All you see of her is, you know, the committee of ghosts and goblins.”

‘The number of heads that shake a little despondently at the Chamber of Commerce and more right-wing communities because they know. They know she’s a disgrace,” the Democratic nominee said.

“I believe as a pro-business, pro-domestic energy, moderate Democrat — which is probably not exactly what the Democratic primary base is looking for to get through the primary — I felt like I was a coalition of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, Frisch continued.

“I think about 30 to 40 percent of the Republican Party want the party to go back to normal and focus on issues, not this ‘fear management’ industry.”

“We called all kinds of people. We got some support. A lot of people laughed at us respectfully,” he said, adding that at the National Democratic Party “no one called back.”

Little love is lost between Frisch and the National Democrats, who have “messed up rural America for the past 30 years.” claims the Colorado Dem.

“The Democratic Party is made up of only 20 major cities – we can and must do better.”

“This white working class, not college…the Democrats have lost that bucket and they’ve lost this bucket of just rural America and the white working class, and they’re starting a portion of the working class of Latinos and African Americans as well.”

He added: “They may be voting against some of their economic interests, but most of all they are voting against their dignity, respect and self-worth.”

“That’s going to trump — pun intended — that’s going to trump the economy all day.”

Frisch then rattled off statistics –

  • 3,142 counties in the country, 2,000 of which are defined as “rural” by the Department of Agriculture
  • In 1996, President Bill Clinton won more than 50 percent of those counties
  • In 2012, President Barack Obama won 25 percent
  • In 2020, President Biden won less than 10

“When I’m out with farmers and ranchers and we get into a conversation, I have very little time to say, Hey, listen, why don’t you get the Farm Bill out? It’s 2,000 pages long,” he said. “Meanwhile, they’re bombarded that they’re stupid because they don’t have a college degree, or that they don’t work hard because they happen to be in the oil and gas industry.”

He then attacked members of his party who proclaimed lofty climate goals that he said have “no basis in reality.”

“Some Democrats from very large metropolitan areas complaining about oil and gas production — yes, I bet your voters use five times the energy and power as the men and women in western Colorado who actually produce energy.”

And when it comes to Biden’s energy stance, he said, “I’m not sure what energy policy is.”

“If you have a president of a party begging Saudi Arabia and Venezuela for help, yes, you must have a different energy policy at home,” Frisch said.

“The climate crisis is going on anyway,” he preceded, “but when you hear Biden in California talking about the need to shut down all these things… they have to back down.”

The moderate Democrat would not say whether he wants to see Biden at the top of the ticket he will ride in 2024. “I’m going to focus on my own district,” he said. “I think it is important that the democratic process gets going. Let’s see what happens.’

Frisch said Biden’s climate goals — net zero emissions from the U.S. power grid by 2035 — had a “math problem” and a “regulatory problem.”

“The locations where wind and solar are traded are not where it is used,” he said. “To produce the transmission lines to move solar power from eastern Colorado to downtown Denver or other places in the area is incredibly expensive and incredibly time consuming.”

He predicted it would be 80 years before there were enough transmission lines to rely on solar power.

“It’s very, very frustrating on a national level, when you have politicians or other people talking about things that literally have no mathematical possibility of happening.”

On gun access and possession, Frisch and Boebert — who owns the gun-themed Shooters Grill in her district — differ less on policy issues.

“I’m a big supporter of the Second Amendment.”

“Western and Southern Colorado has a libertarian kind of leave me alone,” he said. “So we’re seeing very high Second Amendment and very high pro-choice as well.”

Frisch said he favors leaving restrictions on Colorado’s current gun laws, including red flag legislation. Boebert has said she is against it. He said it’s “Very, Very Tricky” to ban guns by type, but “A lot of people, if they want to have a bazooka, that’s fine for society.” Other people shouldn’t be holding a screwdriver.”