Comment of the Day

Reader: Medical marijuana sign spinners are losing jobs in terrible market

Our post about alternative jobs for medical marijuana sign spinners, whose positions are almost certainly going to be nixed by a Monday vote of the Denver City Council, inspired one reader to make a serious point about a gig that didn't find much support even among those opposing the council's proposed MMJ outdoor ad ban. Here it is.

Guest writes:

It is absolutely hilarious that our city council is eliminating jobs in the middle of the worst hiring market in history. I am sure these sign spinners are all qualified to take good high tech clean energy jobs. Yes, not having to drive by a sign spinner is worth eliminating dozens of jobs in the city. Nice work!

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