The conclusion of the speech: "We will fight as hard as we know to reach beyond the Republican Party, but to reach those unaffiliated voters, even Democrats, who believe even today that lower taxes are better than higher taxes, less regulation is better than high regulation, freedom is better than bondage, liberty is better than bureaucracy, winning on the battlefield is better than losing. If you believe like me, let's go and fight and win, and let's win Colorado...."
As one convention attendee told a Denver Post reporter:
But it was the economy that was weighing on the mind of Kelly Brady, whose 8-month-old daughter Reagan was named after the former Republican president. After chatting briefly with Schaffer following his speech, Brady said she had confidence that Schaffer's promise to work to cut spending would help him win.Bob Schaffer clearly is the best bet in the Colorado election to fix out-of-control Washington spending.
"Spending has been out of control, and we need someone to fix it," Brady said.