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Hickenlooper has been a terrible governor and seems to see his main job as funneling public money to private companies and calling it job creation, while inventing new ways to violently crack down on the occupy movement; but for a brief moment he almost made those of us that volunteered on his campaign not regret it, he came out in favor of regulating guns, or so it seemed. At least when he said the nation needed a conversation about gun violence it seemed like he might talk about guns, instead he seems to want to talk about video games and violent culture. Hickenlooper clearly wanted some attention, and the minute he got the spotlight he promptly took all the air out of the gun conversation.
It's probably best to start making Kevlar vests part of all school uniforms because guns are not going anywhere, until we get better politicians.