Scott McInnisCall it a decision that doesn't hold water. The Colorado Supreme Court's Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel has found no grounds to impose disciplinary measures on former congressman Scott McInnis -- even though the fact he received $300,000 from a private foundation for pla ... More >>
Westword is asking readers to help us select a Shmuck of the Year by rolling out a new candidate each week throughout the month of December. The winner -- loser -- will be announced on January 3. Our first candidate was the newly fired Josh McDaniels. This week, say hello to Scott McInnis ... More >>
Scott McInnisIt's been a good week to make fun of Dan Maes. But this whole bikes equal communism, let's take away jobs circus might not have mattered had it not been for his opponent's colossal stumble in the polls. Scott McInnis, as you will recall, plagiarized a report on water issues for w ... More >>
Scott McInnis.Scott McInnis's plagiarism problems sent his campaign into a tailspin -- and with competitor Dan Maes mired in troubles of his own, Colorado Republicans like Senator Greg Brophy are scrambling for a fix. Still, Republican consultant Katy Atkinson believes McInnis isn't necessar ... More >>
Greg Moore.Denver Post editor Greg Moore defends a story about an alleged second example of plagiarism by Scott McInnis, as well as the decision to deal with questions about it in an article that began with repudiations of McInnis by Rolly Fischer, the candidate's designated fall guy. But a w ... More >>
John Hickenlooper's campaign is pushing some new gear: bumperstickers, pint glasses and T-shirts. But what it really should be selling is a version of the invisible lucky asbestos underpants Hickenlooper must be wearing -- because even as his staffers gear up for the inevitable mud-slinging, ... More >>
Ali Hasan.Update below: This morning, the Hasan Family Foundation, the organization that paid Scott McInnis $300,000 for his "Musings on Water" -- the ones that included sections directly lifted from Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs's work -- formally asked for a refund. The organization, ... More >>
Scott McInnis will open his wallet.Earlier today, we told you about a release from the Hasan Family Foundation, which paid Scott McInnis $300,000 for "Musings on Water," a series of articles that included direct lifts from Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs's work. The Foundation demanded a ... More >>
Rolly Fischer on Channel 7.For the past three days, the Denver Post has run big stories about guv wannabe Scott McInnis. Day one's offering, about apparent McInnis plagiarism in lousy water articles, was a slam dunk -- and likely dooms his campaign, with even the likes of Dan Caplis turning a ... More >>
Scott McInnis speaking up.The plagiarism controversy plaguing Scott McInnis is only getting uglier, and his awkward attempts to make it go away are doing nothing thus far to tidy up the mess. The problem is exacerbated by both substance and style. McInnis's official statement on the issue -- ... More >>
A 9.12 Project graphic.Is Scott McInnis's plagiarism controversy really a "non-issue," as he claims? Not to Lu Busse, chair of the 9.12 Project Colorado Coalition, and a leading voice in the state's "liberty movement," which includes Tea Party groups. Below, she explains why.
Scott "Know Nothin'" McInnisBy any objective standard, the 150 error-ridden pages of "Musings on Water" churned out by Scott McInnis aren't worth the $300,000 the Hasan Family Foundation paid for them. Now we know, thanks to this morning's front-page story in the Denver Post, that they're n ... More >>
A Flickr photoMaybe it'd be best if you thespians didn't inhale.Update, 4:09 p.m.: Attorney Bruce Jones, who represented Curious Theatre in this case, has just shared his comments on the opinion. Look below to read his views. Since 2006, the Colorado Clear Indoor Air Act has extended to acto ... More >>
Denver's on an artistic collision course this weekend.