Jon Caldara wants you to buy his sock puppets
"Jon Caldara, Colorado's Wackiest Conservative, Socks it to 'Em," a blog published earlier this month, concerned a YouTube video assembled by the Independence Institute's Jon Caldara to pimp Amendment 49, which he calls an "ethical standards" measure (and opponents portray as an anti-worker initiative). What was so unusual about it? Caldara performs his pitch using sock puppets -- which he is now trying to sell. Yep, an assortment of puppets, including the one pictured here (in the clip, Caldara says it looks "hot"), are up for bid on eBay. Foot fetishists who don't mind their money going toward a yes-on-49 fund can bid until October 31. Be warned, though: They're not cheap. As of now, the item has attracted sixteen bids, and the price is currently $47. Clearly, the sock market is in better shape than the stock market.
Click "More" to see Caldara's sock puppets in action. -- Michael Roberts
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Westword's biggest stories.
- Readers: Here's Why the NFL Won't Lift Its Marijuana Ban
- Celebrating the Ten Best Green Chile Places in Denver Right Now
- Denver Development: What Will Happen to Emily Griffth School on Prime City Block?