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Obama handlers can't tell Colorado from Wyoming on press passes

Yesterday, President Barack Obama visited Colorado -- but the press passes worn by national reporters covering the appearance told a different story. As seen above, the states on the agenda are pictured in white -- but the pass mistakes Colorado for Wyoming. They're both big rectangles, so maybe we should cut Obama's minions some slack. Then again, he was speaking at a school...
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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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