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Dick Wadhams suddenly getting laryngitis about Tom Tancredo's run for governor?

In recent days, Colorado Republican Party boss Dick Wadhams has been eager to chat about Tom Tancredo. On Friday in this space, Wadhams blasted Tancredo's planned run for governor, and he gave Tancredo an earful on a radio talk show yesterday. But now that Tancredo is in the race, Wadhams is clamming up. Is it because he realizes he made a terrible political mistake -- telling the truth without thinking through the consequences?
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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