Comment of the Day

Reader: Don't Make Coloradans Look Like a Bunch of Pompous A$$holes


Our recent post about the seven best places to live in Colorado according to the Livability site brought out a number of commenters who feel frustrated by the continuing influx of folks moving to Colorado.

But there was also some push-back.

The following reader speaks for those who aren't as eager to scrawl the word "Full" over those "Welcome to Colorado" signs.

Here's what he has to say.

Alex Little writes:
Colorado is a beautiful state with a growing economy and room for development. All you "natives" whining about people moving here for all the same reasons that you want to stay, need to suck it up. That's life. You're making our state look like a bunch of pompous assholes.

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