Comment of the Day

Reader: F-bombs are the American way and politicians should drop them more often

Our post about Governor John Hickenlooper's recent F-bomb at a meeting with Colorado sheriffs -- an incident that was caught on video -- garnered a variety of response, with some readers wondering why this was a story and others using it to vent their spleen at Hick. As for the following comment, it takes a decidedly pro-profanity angle.

Julian Aguirre writes:

The F-bomb should not just be limited to public use. Government officials should also be able to drop F-bombs. It's the American thing to do.

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