UPDATE: Scratch that earlier estimate of 100,000 and double it:
— Chris Michael Paul (@otherchrispaul) January 21, 2017
We’re seeing reports of over 100,000 people attending today’s Women’s March in downtown Denver, a protest against newly sworn-in President Donald Trump. If that’s true, they’ve tripled the estimate given before the event of 36,000–and put this march in the history books as one of the biggest public events in Denver except maybe a Super Bowl victory parade or Pope John Paul II’s visit to Denver in 1993. Here are some photos culled from the Twitters that give some sense of the enormous scale of this event:
— Larry Ryckman (@larryryckman) January 21, 2017
We’re told that cellular service in the area of the protest is overloaded, but we’ll update with more photos and coverage as they come in. After the march, dozens of women are set to speak in Civic Center Park including House Speaker Crisanta Duran. As our readers know, Trump did not win the state of Colorado–and in this massive protest you can both see why he did not, as well what the coming years of backlash against his presidency are going to look like.
And it’s going to make the “Tea Party” look like a child’s tantrum.