Quentin Young

Quentin Young

Quentin Young is the editor of Colorado Newsline.

A video of former President Donald Trump is played during a hearing by the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol in the Cannon House Office Building on Oct. 13, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

Election officials must block Trump. The Constitution demands it.

By: - April 14, 2023

There is no serious dispute about it: Former President Donald Trump while still in office engaged in insurrection when he impelled a mob to storm the U.S. Capitol. Also not in dispute: A clause in the 14th Amendment bars any office holder who engaged in insurrection from again holding office. There should be no disputing […]

Former U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during the pro-am prior to the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster on July 28, 2022, in Bedminster, New Jersey.

Disorder is all Republicans have to offer

By: - January 6, 2023

At all levels of government, in every branch of government, Republicans increasingly stand only for disorder. The Constitution establishes the U.S. as a nation of laws. Democracy demands that the public good is elevated over personal interests. American government functions only when elected leaders follow rules, respect norms and act in good faith. Yet the […]

Jenna Ellis

Trump attorney Jenna Ellis of Colorado under investigation for alleged misconduct

By: - December 23, 2022

DENVER – Jenna Ellis, the Colorado attorney who represented former President Donald Trump as he tried to overturn the 2020 election, is under investigation by the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel. Ellis has been the target of formal complaints regarding what critics characterized as her professional misconduct connected to Trump’s effort to reverse the […]

Former President Donald Trump

Trump is a domestic enemy. Treat him like one.

By: - June 16, 2022

The hearings of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection have already provided conclusive evidence that the effort to overturn the 2020 election was a conspiracy directed by a corrupt sitting president who knew the effort was based on lies and encouraged violence in pursuit of power. The damning testimony before the committee and […]

Jan. 6 Capitol attack

The GOP is the gallows party

By: - March 10, 2022

Today allusions to violence are a routine component of the conservative brand, and some far-right Republicans have adopted violent hatred of opponents as a central ideological tenet.

Jan. 6 insurrection

What I learned from watching more than 500 Jan. 6 videos

By: - February 10, 2022

Nothing provides the kind of granular and exhaustive understanding of that day like a mass of videos taken by rioters themselves as they converse with one another, chant together, coalesce as a mob, commit violence, and take stock of what they accomplished.

Jan. 6 protestor inside U.S. Capitol

Jan. 6 succeeded. Here’s what’s next.

By: - January 7, 2022

If the point of the Jan. 6 insurrection was to establish that a significant portion of the country is done with democracy, it succeeded. The attack on the U.S. Capitol one year ago by violent supporters of former President Donald Trump — whose lie that the 2020 election was stolen from him was the fuel […]