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Letter: Doonesbury makes fun of Rifle on recreational marijuana restrictions

Hey Rifle, anyone been reading that nationally syndicated comic strip Doonesbury? “They’ll see all the pot tourism dollars going elsewhere and they’ll wise up.” (They’ll permit retail recreational pot.) The town in the strip is Riffles, Colorado. What does it feel like Rifle, to be made fun of coast to coast?

Then I read where the only recreational pot shop on the Western Slope (in Carbondale) has substantially increased sales for all downtown businesses.

Then I think of all those empty store fronts on Railroad Avenue in Rifle.

Then I think maybe an I.Q. test for a seat on the council is a good idea.

Bruno Kirchenwitz


Editor’s note: The Doonesbury comic Mr. Kirchenwitz refers to ran in the Friday, Feb. 7 edition of the Post Independent.

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