Wiretap: The Broncos’ total bust

 
OK, it’s the worst Monday of them all in our town. Or at least the worse since the 55-10 Super Bowl. So, we’ll start with some poetry and then get on with it because, if you trust history, life, apparently, does go on.
No Joy in D-ville

Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;
The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light,
And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;
But there is no joy in D-ville — the mighty Broncos got punk’d out.

Other stuff:

Colorado gun owners lobby forms Super Pac. Yeah, you should be worried. Via Colorado Statesman.

Why do all the Obamacare disaster anecdotes seem to fall apart if you take the time to actually check them out? Via Paul Krugman.

Leonard Pitts writes a letter apologizing on behalf of the 99 percent. Via the Miami Herald.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s genius. Via the New Yorker.

Weinstein, Tarantino and whether violence in movies matters. Via Salon.

[ Photo of Champ Bailey via the Broncos. ]

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