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Scott McInnis tweets that he's "in it to win it" -- or was it a plagiarist?

How is Scott McInnis responding to pressure that he

drop out of the governor's race

due to

plagiarism problems

? Via his

Twitter feed

. That's very Paula Abdul of him.

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! #COgovless than a minute ago via web

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.

Menezes tweeted:

.@McInnisColorado Did you really just tweet that you're staying in the race? Or was that Rolly Fischer? #cogovless than a minute ago via web

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.

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