Mike Littwin

Littwin: Stapleton has more concerns than his family legacy

It had to happen. Denver’s KKK-stained history has gone national. A New York Times story Tuesday, written by the excellent Julie Turkewitz, questions whether Walker Stapleton’s election run for...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Trump chooses Putin over country in Helsinki

For those keeping score at home, Donald Trump hit an all-time low in his post-summit news conference from Helsinki with his friend Vladimir Putin. This is not an overstatement. There is no...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: My good friend Rob Hiaasen was no one’s enemy

My friend worked at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland. He is dead. Shot by a madman with a gun that, in America, madmen can routinely and legally possess. My friend worked with...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Toddlergate and a president who can say anything

It came early in the Twitterverse onslaught, but the most insightful comment I’ve seen on ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne was that today, in 2018 America, we have higher standards for sitcom...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: On The Denver Post, vultures and superheroes

Some credit the line to the great A.J. Liebling, others to the maybe even greater H.L. Mencken, but in either case it’s undeniably true: “Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.” Or...

DATE: April 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Porn star Stormy Daniels story is not about the sex

As I tuned in to “60 Minutes” to watch the Stormy Daniels interview, I swear it wasn’t about the sex. Look, I know the ratings were sex-driven because that’s how you get ratings. I’ll agree that no...

DATE: March 29, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: With layoffs, Post owners are looting the public trust

I’ve been lamenting the news of the latest devastating round of layoffs at the already-decimated Denver Post. Well, I’m sick of lamenting. The question now is what can we do about it. After all,...

DATE: March 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Hancock needs to learn where inappropriate ends and sexual harassment begins

So, now it’s the mayor. The #MeToo movement has made the short — if somewhat bumpy— journey from the state Capitol to City Hall, where Mayor Michael Hancock admits to having sent what he calls...

DATE: March 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

As Jong Jin Kim’s immigrant dream comes true

Well, this is embarrassing: At the same time the U.S. is debating a way to protect the Dreamers, America has officially fallen in love with the daughter of Korean immigrants who came to America...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: The #MeToo message is loud and clear, but so many in charge still can’t seem to hear it

As you may have noticed, the #MeToo movement has marched into the state legislature and doesn’t seem ready to leave any time soon. As I write this, there have been five recent cases — that we know...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Is it wrong to confess that Oprah is not the answer?

First, I’ll make a confession, which is only fitting when discussing Oprah. I have been occasionally guilty of mocking Oprah and her show. Yes, it’s true. It was long ago — back when she was giving...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2018 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Will somebody please tell Cory Gardner that Republicans lost in Alabama?

Excuse me if I take the local angle on the huge national story, in which Democrat Doug Jones shocked the political world by getting himself elected in, of all places, Alabama. But it’s as good a...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

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