The most moving sight in a day filled with eye-popping activities surrounding the inauguration of John Hickenlooper: the lineup of former governors -- Dick Lamm, Roy Romer, Bill Owens, Bill Ritter (and on video, John Vanderhoof) -- on the stage of the Fillmore Auditorium.
The oddest sight? Another lineup.
Along with an InaugurAle glass, this commemorative coin -- etched with the visages of Governor Hickenlooper and Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia -- was handed to revelers as they left the Fillmore.
In his sixteen-minute speech earlier that day, Hickenlooper made it clear he plans to make changes -- but we didn't expect to pick up change at the door.
At least the likenesses of the governor/lieutenant governor are better than those on the coin commemorating the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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From the Denver City and County Building to the State Capitol to...Buckingham Palace?
Could just be a flip of the coin.