Jared Polis Retreats On A Very Bad Idea

September 16, 2015

By The Denver Pot Editorial Board at The Denver Post

"That was a bizarre hypothetical line of argument," he told us Wednesday of his off-the-cuff comments at a House hearing.

"I am certainly a supporter of due process," he added. "I don't believe innocent kids should be expelled from universities."

His remarks had left the opposite impression.

"I mean, if there's 10 people that have been accused and under a reasonable likelihood standard maybe one or two did it, it seems better to get rid of all 10 people," the Boulder Democrat said at House hearing. "We're not talking about depriving them of life or liberty, we're talking about their transfer to another university...