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Douglas Bruce = Dr. Evil, says ColoradoPols

Blogs about Denver don't suffer from a lack of oxygen, no matter what flatlanders say. Here are three examples.

ColoradoPols highlights reporting by Eileen Welsome, a former Westworder turned Colorado Springs Gazette staffer, who details the connection between gadflly Douglas Bruce and the financing of three ballot initiatives, amendments 60 and 61, plus Proposition 101. In the site's view, that makes him Dr. Evil -- a nickname he likely wears with pride.

Ken at Denver Infill notes that finding a home for the Angelo di Benedetto mural at the soon-to-be-demolished Colorado Judicial Building just got harder, since they're painted on panels partly made of asbestos. Art lovers aren't breathing any easier.

WhoSaidYouSaid.com highlights a clip in which Diana DeGette quotes Tom Petty: "You could stand me up at the gates of hell/But I won't back down." By "gates of hell," does she mean "Congress"?

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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