Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, the state, the new logo Tuesday. (FOX 31 Denver)
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis unveiled a new state-logo Tuesday, but the reactions on social media, many were widely used in a negative, questioning the need for such a step and the other mocking the Democrats for the choice of his clothes.
Polis described the new logo, which you with a colorful “C” next to an evergreen tree, as an update of the “state brand.”
“The tree is in Colorado, of natural resources and of the spirit,” Polis”, said. “The red symbolizes in Colorado, red earth and rocks. … Yellow stands for the state’s abundant sunshine and wheat from the Great Plains. Our two peaks represent the many mountains in our country. And our rich blue base is water that is absolutely important for our state.”
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The state’s previous logo, which debuted in 2013 under former Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is the candidate now for the presidency, cost the state more than $2 million, and was universally panned, for its similarity with a carbon monoxide warning label, according to KKTV-TV of Colorado Springs.
But Polis insisted that the new logo would not cost a penny of taxpayers ‘ money. He said he used “internal resources”, and not Commission an external company to design the logo, which are said to be abolished in the course of time, the Denver Post.
Twitter users were quick to doubt the Polis ” – statements, with many mocking the logo and the comparison with the drawing of a child.
To replace “Governor Polis’ vanity project, Colorado traditional logo is just another way to put his stamp on our state. A logo change is a huge waste of money, the exchange of the old documents, signage, checks, etc.” Twitter users Deb Moor. “There is no good reason for it.”
“How many tax dollars were wasted.add applies a tree and mountains in the C-logo, wrote all around for a long time?” a user
“Gov. Polis lent his children crayons to design the logo of” another Twitter user wrote.
Polis was also mocked for wearing the wool knit cap with the new logo emblazoned during the press conference.
“Unfortunately, Polis looks like a fool,” wrote a Twitter user. “He thinks he this kind of draw can of. He can’t do it. He reminds me of Dukakis in the tank helmet.”
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Polis, 43, a five-term Congressman and a technology entrepreneur, took office last October after the victory over the Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton. Polis-story is chosen for the first openly gay person to the office of the Governor.
Fox News’ Perry Chiaramonte contributed to this report.