This op-ed appeared in The Denver Post on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009
By Matt Sundeen
There's a story going around that's so scary it ought to be told only in a whisper:
If Colorado tries to untangle the conflicts in its budget, it will end up like . . . California.
No self-respecting state would want that. The massive budget cuts, the IOUs, the celebrity governor autographing government-surplus sale items . . . yikes! Just the thought makes your blood curdle.