Tim Tebow: Rolling Stone piece praising him attacked for implying CO Springs hates gays

Among the most commented pieces on the Colorado Springs Gazette's website in recent days has been an editorial spurred by a Westword post, "Tim Tebow: Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi Reluctantly Predicts Big Things for 'Kid Jesus.'"

Not that Gazette editorialist Wayne Laugesen is anti-Tebow. He just didn't like writer Taibbi's insinuations about allegedly homophobic Coloradans.

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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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