dotComments: Of Rove, Lay and pricey digs | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

dotComments: Of Rove, Lay and pricey digs

Karl Rove’s appearance at the Aspen Ideas Festival sparked comments from online readers of The Aspen Times last week, while the topic of Kenneth Lay continued to provoke vitriol from others.

The new priciest home on the local real estate market ” Saudi Prince Bandar’s $135 million pad in the hills above town ” also garnered plenty of comment.

Readers may weigh in on any article, anonymously if they wish, at aspentimes.com, by clicking on Comments at the top of the article. Comments reprinted here appear as they were posted, without editing or correction.

Karl Rover’s appearance on the final day of the Aspen Ideas Festival a week ago garnered hisses and applause from the audience.

Online, one reader had this to say in response to Rove’s prediction that Republicans will maintain their hold on both houses of Congress:

Offered another:

– – – –

The death of Kenneth Lay in Aspen earlier this month continued to provoke reader comments, including suggestions about what to do with his estate.

Said one reader, in part:

Another posted this comment:

Lay’s obituary, published in The Aspen Times, fueled this observation:

One reader offered this explanation for Lay’s death:

The writer continued,

A Chicago reader added this observation:

– – – –

The June 12 report on Saudi Prince Bandar’s palatial Aspen compound going on the market for $135 million prompted a slew of comments, including many from readers who said The Aspen Times was wrong to identify Bandar’s home as the most expensive in the country.

Although the article referenced speculation that the widow of TV mogul Aaron Spelling will put her L.A. mansion on the market for $150 million, a number of readers posted comments alluding to the sale price of the Spelling mansion and deemed it the nation’s priciest digs.

Said one such observer:

Another offered this:

And, there was this:


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User