[…] An environmental activist associated with the Sunrise Movement harangued former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper for suing a Colorado town in 2013 that voted to ban hydraulic fracturing.
“Gov. Hickenlooper thinks he can get away with suing his own constituents AND still get enough support to run for congress,” the Sunrise Movement noted in a Monday tweet. The organization, a youth-led group that promoted the Green New Deal in 2019, criticized the Democrat for supposedly “helping big oil execs.”
The Sunrise Movement tweeted a video of a man confronting Hickenlooper, who took part in a lawsuit in 2013 targeting Longmont, Colorado’s citywide ban on a gas drilling technology. The group has since removed the tweet. more