Happy Mutant Congressman has at least two Boing Boing T-shirts in his wardrobe

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15 Responses to “Happy Mutant Congressman has at least two Boing Boing T-shirts in his wardrobe”

  1. n0mad13 says:

    Polis for Prez 2016?

  2. brandonmwest says:

    Jared Polis is an amazingly smart, progressive, and fact-based person. If Congress were full of people like him, we’d be much better off. He’s the type of politician that is genuinely worthy of respect.

    • Ipo says:

       He’s the type of politician that is genuinely worthy of respect. 

      You mean that exists for real? 

      Now, what about Unizilla?
      *exitedly holding breath*

  3. Nicole Dunham says:

     Whoa he kind of looks like François Hollande!

  4. Aaron Swain says:

    That’s it. I’m fucking moving to Colorado.

    • cycle23 says:

      Just realize that Boulder County is an anomaly within Colorado. Nederland, CO is an anomaly within the known universe.. 

    • cpm5280 says:

      We’re not like the rest of our state, that’s for sure. Denver is increasingly sophisticated & urban (and progressive), but outside of Denver & Boulder, Colorado’s as red as its neighbors.

      But we’ll keep JP in office. We like him.

  5. Kevin Baker says:

    This is also the same person who posted on the League of Legends message boards to rally opposition to SOPA.

  6. John English says:

    I was at the hackerspace when he was there. Great surprise – both to see my congressmen in our space and to see him in a boingboing shirt! He was very friendly and chill. Some of our members who didn’t know who he was thought he was just another regular person.

    It’s incredibly cool to have a congressmen that I can respect politically, and also geek out with. Holy cow, why can’t the rest of the federal government be so awesome?

  7. jaredpolis says:

    OMG so excited to be on BoingBoing twice in one year! 
    John Maushammer is a way better photographer than me, too. And to think, he printed out the camera from scratch and made the memory card from leftover macaroni!

    • morcheeba says:

      Aw, thanks!  I didn’t really print out that camera from scratch, but I have reverse-engineered a series of “disposable” digital cameras to make them reusable. I bypassed the security mechanism that the company put in them (intended so that only they could retrieve your pictures, for a price of course!).  There’s a bunch of DMCA implications, so if you’re interested, I can give you an earful from a hacker perspective!

      Welcome!

    • Mark_Frauenfelder says:

      You should write a how-to article for MAKE, Rep. Polis!

  8. CoquiELF says:

    C’mon back to Boulder, Mark!

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