IT’S HARD to ignore news coverage of Super Bowl Sunday, or “Bud Bowl Sunday” — named because the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos, the teams set to throw down later today, hail from the two states that have legalized pot. It’s Colorado vs. Washington: “Clash of the Tokers.”
Puns and plays on words started flying the minute the Seahawks scored the winning touchdown against the 49ers in the NFC Championship game on January 19. The result: “Bud Bowl,” “Stoner Bowl,” “Doobie Bowl,” “’The Evergreen State’ vs. ‘The Mile High City,’” and “Lots of Hits and No Penalties.”
Here are some common reactions from Coloradans when asked about all that.