“Wealthy Metropolis Varieties” Contribute to Aspen | opinion – DAILY COLORADO NEWS

Okay, perhaps I am drained and moody, however I’ve rea…….



Okay, perhaps I am drained and moody, however I’ve reached the boiling level with the continuous derogatory reference to “wealthy metropolis sorts” or “West Enders”. Our household got here to Aspen within the 1950s and acquired a home in 1956. What number of of you judgmental, sanctimonious, abusive folks lived in Aspen again then? In your opinion, who has contributed to creating Aspen distinctive amongst ski resorts with its wealthy artwork and cultural choices? Who do you suppose has helped and can proceed to help the Aspen Institute, music pageant, ballet, theater? And who, in your opinion, contributed to making sure that entry to the museum is free for everybody? “Wealthy metropolis sorts” in your bigoted language.

Many of the audio system most likely would not even have wished to come back to Aspen if it hadn’t been for the contributions of the “wealthy townspeople”. Sure, Aspen is crowded and sure, the visitors is unsustainable, however laying that on the toes of the “wealthy metropolis sorts” is past elitism. Are you poor nation of us? Life in Aspen? Ha! Get off your excessive steeds and see how effectively all of us cope with “wealthy city guys” after which come to the desk to attempt to resolve the issue as a substitute of simply pointing fingers and verbal abuse make.

Peggy Tempo

San Antonio, Texas

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