Episode 130 – Jim Walsh wants to be Denver Mayor
Professor James “Jim” Walsh wants to be the mayor of Denver. And it could happen. He’s an entertaining academic in the political science department at the University of Colorado - Denver. Jim Walsh demonstrates on this fast-paced podcast why he’s highly esteemed by his students.
Walsh was a scholarship athlete at Duke where he wrestled at 177 pounds. As a working class Irish-Catholic American from western Pennsylvania, Walsh advocates for working people in his academics, and with his politics. Walsh wants to make Denver the most worker friendly city in the country.
Theater is a big part of the Walsh teaching method. Walsh founded and runs the Romero Theater Troupe. This collaborative group seeks to expose counter-narratives in the Denver community and larger world through organic theater. Storytelling is the key. Liberalism sells in Denver, CO.
Listen to this entertaining interview and size up the viability of this candidate. The Denver Post wrote a glowing article about Professor Walsh. Dark horse mayoral candidates with catchy last names and diverse backgrounds have won before in Denver. https://www.denverpost.com/2022/12/30/james-walsh-denver-mayor-candidate-professor-running-with-student-volunteers/
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