Mike Littwin

Littwin: Cub Scout gets booted for asking a question

Let’s be clear what happened here. According to the facts as we know them, a bullying Cub Scout leader kicked an 11-year-old boy out of his den because the boy, Ames Mayfield, asked a tough...

DATE: Oct. 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: To understand Trump’s NFL feud, you have to know that he wins even when he’s losing

For those keeping score at home, Donald Trump is winning. I know. He just got killed on the latest Obamacare-repeal attempt. And he looks like a fool, if a madly dangerous one, in his brinkmanship...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: How do you explain climate change denial to a child?

I have a 2-year-old grandson who is fascinated by, and a little afraid of, thunder and lightning. When he wakes up in the middle of the night, he usually says he has been dreaming about “tunder,”...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Trump crosses yet another line

The temptation is to say that a line was crossed on Saturday in America. But I can’t bring myself to do it. Maybe the most depressing thing about the death and chaos in Charlottesville is just...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: Can Hickenlooper and Kasich come up with health care plan?

I’m not sure how it happened, why it happened or even exactly when it happened, but it seems that our own John Hickenlooper and his new pal, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, are now apparently in charge of...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: On health care, Gardner still doesn’t get it

The great lie of the long-running Obamacare debate has officially been revealed. The reason Republicans spent seven years without offering their own health care plan is that they don’t have one,...

DATE: July 20, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: How could Wayne Williams miss that the voter-fraud panel is the real fraud?

It’s strange enough that Wayne Williams, Colorado’s Secretary of State, had to call a news conference to try to calm the political waters he had inadvertently roiled by embracing Donald Trump’s...

DATE: July 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: This could be the end of Obamacare, and Cory Gardner’s not feeling so well himself

Whatever else I’ve had to say about Cory Gardner over the years, I’ve never once said, or even thought, that he wasn’t a shrewd and able politician. But now it may be time for a rethink. I mean, is...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Littwin: The body slammer wins – Is it all Trump’s fault?

The body slammer wins in Montana, meaning, apparently, we’re either one step closer to the apocalypse or to political reporters adopting concussion protocols. Or maybe both. The critical...

DATE: June 3, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Bennet not happy with either option on Gorsuch nomination

First the news. Michael Bennet tells me he’s not going to vote to filibuster Neil Gorsuch. “I don’t think it’s wise for our party to filibuster this nominee or for Republicans to invoke the nuclear...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

No-show Cory stars in ballad of (paper) thin man

So now we know the answer to that oft-posed question: What if they held a Cory Gardner town hall and everyone but Cory Gardner showed? OK, it wasn’t exactly headline news that Gardner ducked a...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

Been wrong before, but still boldly predict 2017 can’t be as weird as 2016

As we warily entertain the idea of political life in 2017, we in Colorado must ask ourselves two basic questions: What just happened? What is going to happen now? To answer either, we need to take...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2016 | COLUMN: Mike Littwin

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