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Canvassing in Colorado

For the last two days I’ve been knocking on doors. Once a Rocky Mountain red, Colorado’s purple, on the eve of election, has tinted blue.

In surprisingly warm November air, I walked Lakewood, a suburb city northwest of downtown Denver. My streets were sidewalkless and potholed, the mailboxes nameplated with Lopez, Guzman, Escalante.

“Who you with?” a beard dragging a cigarette challenged as he opened his car door.

“Obama Campaign…getting out the vote,” I replied.

“Yeah, I guessed. McCain…he don’t come here. Continue reading “Canvassing in Colorado”