Reader: Walmart construction project should be controversial for other reasons than its name
Patricia Calhoun has been following the controversy over a proposed Denver Walmart project -- and the passions of proponents and opponents alike are certainly running high. One reader has a theory about why, as well as thoughts about other factors that should be considered in terms of backing or attacking the proposal.
People are batshit because it is a Walmart.
How about being upset that 100K sqft is not a "neighborhood market"?
How about being upset that the original number of proposed dwelling units has plummeted from 1400 to 400? Is zero next?
How about being upset that this proposal is in no way "Main Street Zoning" in appearance?
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