COLORADO: Chuck-Wagon Hot

No one in Colorado wears a bigger Stetson or higher heels on his cowboy boots than Governor Dan Thornton, a wealthy, Texas-born cattleman who became the Republicans' last-minute candidate after the regular nominee died in mid-campaign. Even after he was safely ensconced in the state capitol in citified Denver, Thornton continued to wear the cowboy costume in which he successfully stumped the state. He often made photographers wait for pictures while he found an old brier pipe, which he never smokes but likes to wear clamped between his teeth.

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