“Vetting” is a series of essays that will provide in-depth analysis of the records of the more overlooked 2020 Democratic candidates.

John Hickenlooper (courtesy of US Department of Labor)

John Hickenlooper announced his presidential run on March 4th of this year. This prompted a lot of Democrats to ask, “John Hicken-who?”

John Hickenlooper, former governor of Colorado, was born in the suburbs of Philadelphia on February 7, 1952. A geologist by…