Woman who threw shoe at Clinton thinks Colorado theater shooter is living in her head

By Tom Boggioni
Monday, April 14, 2014 9:45 EDT
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The woman arrested last Thursday after throwing a shoe at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is reported to be the same woman who disrupted the trial of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, claiming he was innocent and a victim of a New World Order conspiracy.

According to the National Journal, Alison Michelle Ernst, 36, was removed from a Colorado courtroom,  in August 2012, during an appearance by Holmes claiming she had evidence that would prove his innocence.

Following her removal, Ernst filed a motion stating that Holmes was the victim of a “huge conspiracy.”

“Holmes is an innocent man. James Holmes must be released to me asap [sic]. This is a huge conspiracy,” Ernst’s motion read.

She described a prominent businessman as the mastermind behind the attack, “involved in with new world and a group of cabal evil worldwide crooks who want to control the world through false flag attacks akin to George Orwell 1984 [sic].”

Following the dismissal of her motion, Ernst posted a document on her personal website seeking a restraining order against Holmes, claiming: “James enters my head like Dennis Quaid in ‘Innerspace’ and he zooms to my heart and plays with it and forces me to care for him.”

She added that Holmes was, “…entering my mind through subliminal messaging and causing me to be obsessed with him on a daily basis.”

Despite Holmes’ incarceration, Ernst claimed that she faced “imminent danger and bodily harm from defendant James Holmes.”

Federal officials in Las Vegas declined to press charges against Ernst for the Mandalay Bay shoe-throwing incident, turning the case over to local authorities.

Clark County, Nev., prosecutors were expected to file disorderly conduct charges against Ernst who was released and ordered to appear back in court on June 24.

Tom Boggioni
Tom Boggioni
Tom Boggioni is based in the quaint seaside community of Pacific Beach in less quaint San Diego. He writes about politics, media, culture, and other annoyances. Mostly he spends his days at the beach gazing at the horizon waiting for the end of the world, or the sun to go down. Whichever comes first.
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