I spent my childhood in Calgary and have always heard that Denver was similar. And it’s true — the city has a shiny downtown and the Rocky Mountains within view; They have plus 15 walkways, and even an LRT line. So Denver is a bit like Calgary — except with a cop on every corner and a giant truck driving around with a massive photo of a bloodied fetus and the words “ABORTION IS AN OBAMANATION”:
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