ADAPT protesters disrupt Sen. Cory Gardner’s speech
“Those two gentlemen from World War II, my guess is that they’d be grateful that people can express their voices in this room tonight,” Gardner said to strong applause. The summit participants in the ballroom then chanted “USA! USA! USA!” over the protesters.
“We have to listen to the disparate voices,” Gardner continued. “That’s what makes this nation strong, that is who we are and those are the values that the Western Conservative Summit celebrates.” (Denverite)
And in case you missed it: Sen. Gardner will have to appear in court in the cases of five activists who were arrested after the 58-hour sit-in at his Denver office. (DP)
Let’s talk about tubing
In theory, it’s a nice summer activity. In practice, it can be dangerous.
Also Jon Novick, an environmental scientist at Denver Department of Environmental Health, told Kevin, “Honestly, I can’t tell you with a straight face that you won’t get sick.” But here’s Kevin’s guide to tubing the South Platte safely and respectfully. (Denverite)
Here are some alternate activities
I hope I didn’t freak out out. Either way, here are a lot of other things to do. (Denverite)
The Rockies lost to the Pirates
Can you super-lose a game? I think they super-lost this game. (AP)
But that little kid who loves Charlie Blackmon got to meet Charlie Blackmon
Here are a bunch of gifs of Colorado Republicans dancing and “dancing”
The video introduction that kicked off this year’s Western Conservative Summit, set to Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” has everything — flashy socks, a horse mask, ice cream and a cardboard cutout of Ronald Reagan. (Denverite)