Trouble is, the second he shared his intention to stick around, a well-known progressive wondered if a certain someone had actually done the tweeting for him.
Here's the McInnis "announcement:"
I am in it to win it. We will continue to fight for Colorado's businesses and families and will not leave this race. Stay strong! #COgov
Shortly thereafter, Bill Menezes, who until last year was the main man behind the now-dormant Colorado Media Matters, which prided itself on challenging what it saw as conservative misinformation, shot back with a reference to Rolly Fischer, an elderly Glenwood Springs resident who now says the McInnis camp tried to muscle him into confessing to plagiarism he didn't commit.
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You sure you want to keep going, Mr. McInnis? Because if so, you'll be getting a steady diet of this for weeks to come.