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A Honduran man and his 5-year-old son wait on the Mexican side of the Brownsville- Matamoros International Bridge in Mexico after being denied entry into the United States on June 28, 2018. It is near the site where the bodies of a Salvadoran father and his young daughter were found after they drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande River. (Photo by Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images)

Littwin: In TrumpWorld, we are forced to choose which horror most deserves our outrage

At the risk of stating the obvious, Trump fatigue has not simply overtaken the country. It is now the only thing that many of...
Dudley Brown, executive director for Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, announced a lawsuit to overturn Colorado's red flag law on May 2, 2019. (Photo by John Herrick)

Littwin: Now that Sullivan recall bid has failed, does state GOP know enough to...

For those who wonder why Republicans keep losing in Colorado, we give you the latest GOP fail, in which Kristi Burton Brown, vice-chair of...
Sen. Michael Bennet speaks at the Westin Downtown Denver in November 2018. (Photograph by Evan Semón for The Colorado Independent)

Littwin: Bennet does well in his town hall, but how much good will it...

If you missed it, Michael Bennet did well in his CNN town hall with Dana Bash Thursday night. The question now is whether doing...

Littwin: Will someone have to apologize for Denver’s mayoral race?

The final debate of the mayoral season, hosted by The Denver Post and the Denver Press Club, couldn’t have ended any other way —...
Mayoral hopeful Jamie Giellis, left, with former rivals Penfield Tate and Lisa Calderon at unity rally opposing Mayor Michael Hancock on May 14, 2019. (Colorado Independent photo by Alex Burness)

Littwin: Can Giellis swing story back to ‘vulnerable mayor’ from ‘string of unforced errors’?

It was never going to be easy, but Jamie Giellis — the little-known challenger pitted against the apparently too-well-known Denver mayor in a runoff...

Littwin: Colorado GOP, with a bad case of recall fever, picks the wrong Democrat...

I didn’t know how things could possibly get worse for Colorado Republicans after their disastrous showing in the 2018 midterms, but I guess I...
HIGHLANDS RANCH, CO - MAY 07: Students get off buses after being evacuated to the Recreation Center at Northridge after one student was killed and eight injured during a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch on May 7, 2019 in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Littwin: We are thankful for heroes, but we must ask why any hero must...

I hate to admit this, but I take too little comfort in the heroics of Kendrick Castillo, who took down one of the STEM...

Hancock and Giellis will face June runoff for Denver’s mayoral seat Initiative 301 to...

Denver's incumbent Mayor Michael Hancock will face a June 4 runoff election against RiNo redeveloper and political newcomer Jamie Giellis. Hancock drew 39% of the...
Hickenlooper, left, and Sen. Michael Bennet — pictured here at the 2016 opening of RTD's A-Line — will join the Democratic primary debate on June 27, 2019 (Photo by Evan Semón)

Littwin: Why are Bennet, Hick running for president? For the same reasons everyone else...

The first question any candidate for office has to answer is why he or she is actually running for the job. You’d be surprised...
"Measles," by Dave Haygarth, via Flickr: Creative Commons

Littwin: Polis gets full-day kindergarten but does nothing to protect kids from measles crisis

Thanks to Jared Polis and the state legislature, Colorado finally has statewide full-day kindergarten, which would be something to celebrate as the legislative session...