4
| Comics |

Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario: Mayor Chickenlooper scrambles to deliver the keynote address

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Did you remember Chicken Little, the classic children's story of a lunching chicken who comes to the conclusion that the sky is falling after an acorn hits his head? In the fable he is joined by a cast of animal characters with rhyming names, and they all get eaten by Foxy Loxy. The moral of the story is that a chicken will whip the populace into mass hysteria, which a sly fox will then manipulate to his advantage. Today, this is the equivalent of the Denver Mayor looking for tax-cutting tips from his business cohorts.

Learn new ways to manipulate neighbors and city leaders this Saturday, August 1, at Coors Field. Mayor Chickenlooper is delivering the lunch-time keynote address at the "Back to Basics, Block by Block" neighborhood conference, and he will no doubt be delivering many acorns of wisdom. Bon Appetit! It all starts at 8 A.M., and is open to anyone who is interested in...

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.