Top Six Tricks and Treats of the Colorado Campaign Season

This has been a tricky election year, with bogeymen from outside Colorado pouring tens of millions of dollars into a grab bag of candy-coated campaign gimmicks. A week from now, it will all be over but for the shouting...and the indigestion. In the meantime, here are the top six tricks and treats of this very scary season -- starting with a doozy from Bob Booprez.

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