Comment of the Day

Reader: Getting beaten by cops as big a part of Denver experience as pot and microbrews

Our recent post featuring videos showing Patricia Lucero being bloodied by a Denver cop inspired many readers to weigh in, with some castigating the officer and others taking a more nuanced view. As for this reader, he uses satire and an emoticon to make a stealthily sharp point.

Steven M Palmer writes:

Getting roughed up by the city police is all part of the Denver Experience. It's not all pot shops and microbrews in the Mile High City. :D

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