Lynn Bartels's political reporting is a highlight of theDenver Post
, in part because of the lively wit she often brings to her articles. And this quality is in even greater abundance on herTwitter feed
, where she makes the state legislature seem like a fun and interesting place to be -- or she did until making us imagine whathot-tempered Representative David Balmer
is wearing under his pants on St. Patrick's Day.
Here's the tweet in question:
I just pinched Rep. David Balmer for not wearing green. My rule is thongs don't count. #coleg
And here are some other examples of her tweeting today:
Lots of green here today at the Capitol. Unfortunately for lawmakers it's not cash. #COLEG
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Rep. JPaul Brown: I believe in local control, but sometimes locals get out of control. During debate on trash bill. #COLEG
Rep. Robert Ramirez comes from a line of Irish Protestants. 'I'm supposed to be wearing orange, but I don't want to be divisive .' #COLEG
Color us amused, Ms. Bartels. But not by Balmer's thong.
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