Response from readers was fast and largely furious, as they overwhelmingly rejected the committee's decision.
I'd prefer if Colorado was the only state to turn it down, twice.Phyllis adds:
Nope, we don't have a highway infrastructure to handle the Olympics.Zack explains:
Denver can and should focus on affordable housing.Alex notes:
Naw, they can go back to Salt Lake City.Says Meredith:
Ugh. I-70 can't take the strain. Fix it, add a train and we can talk. Until then, I will vote no.John argues:
All they need to show me is one example that didn’t go flying off the tracks into the land of lost revenue, abandoned event sites, extreme congestion and mountains of failed promises, and maybe I’d consider it. Until that fairy tale becomes reality, easy pass on the Olympic scam.And then there's this rare positive note from Chuck:
I love the idea.Keep reading for more stories about Colorado's troubled relationship with the Olympics.