McDonald's ranks Denver the sixth best city -- whatever that means

The Denver Business Journal posted this little ditty earlier today, reporting that McDonald's -- a national hamburger chain known for helping our children get super fat for decades -- considers Denver one of America's happiest cities for families.

I have absolutely no idea what this means -- I can only assume it's that we're always nice to the Hamburglar when we see him in the mall -- but as an alleged newspaperman/blogger guy, I'm legally obliged to tell you any time your city is ranked by anyone in any category. I'm also legally obliged to tell you what cities Ronald's research crew deemed happier, so you can piss and moan about how you've been to those places and how they totally suck, man. So, numbers one through five: Minneapolis, Atlanta, Virginia Beach, Washington, D.C., and Portland, Oregon.

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