As befits his plain-Jane name, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper is a beige kind of guy, more comfortable in blue jeans than a suit. These days he’s running hard as the Democratic candidate for Colorado governor. After 12 days on the campaign trail in rural western Colorado, he happily reported to Telluride Watch that “sometimes you can go a couple of days without seeing a necktie.” Given his modest tastes, it isn’t surprising that Hickenlooper and his wife would balk ....cont.
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