Doug Linkhart has the grassiest grassroots in mayor's race: Kenny Be's Speed Candidating

Ballots for the 2011 General Municipal Election were mailed out to voters late last week. With nine candidates running for Denver mayor, voters will need to keep a "cheat sheet" handy. My Speed Candidating profiles cut through the political rhetoric to help uncover what is buried below. Today, we dig deep into the grassroots of Doug Linkhart... As seen above, the Speed Candidating profile for Doug Linkhart condenses the essence of the man and his mayoral mission. This abbreviated version is best understood when read in a side-by-side comparison with Speed Candidating profiles of the other eight mayoral candidates.

In his first mayoral profile published in Westword's Latest Word blog last November, Linkhart divulged his desire to run as a grassroots candidate. After six months of campaigning, Doug Linkhart has emerged as the grassiest of grassroots candidates with his pro-marijuana platform. He has even won the endorsement of the Tea Pot Party!

Make no mistake, Doug Linkhart is no one-hit wonder. He is perhaps the mayoral candidate whose wealth can be measured in great ideas, and not necessarily in campaign commercials:

More from our Kenny Be/Comics archive: "Michael Hancock wears Webb's shoes in Denver mayor's race: Kenny Be's Speed Candidating."

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