Case against McCain-protester Carol Kreck dropped; lawsuit to follow
Carol Kreck being rousted last July.
Last July, we told you about the case of Carol Kreck, who was ticketed outside a town hall for Republican presidential candidate John McCain for carrying a sign reading, shockingly enough, "McCain = Bush." Kreck, a former Denver Post reporter then working as a librarian, wasn't cowed by this treatment, showing up at another McCain event later that month packing the same sign -- and she was eager to stand trial for her offense. But no: The Post reports that the City of Denver has dropped the case against Kreck, allegedly because a judge had earlier ruled that the Performing Arts Complex galleria from which she'd been removed isn't a public forum, presumably undermining a potential civil-rights lawsuit. Even so, attorney David Lane, finally off Ward Churchill duty, promises to sue the city anyway, charging cops with violating Kreck's civil rights. Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned.
Click "Continue" to see a video from last year of Kreck being taken away, ha-ha.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Denver, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.