Clinton Shoe Thrower Apparently Conspiracy Theorist Obsessed With Aurora Shooter

The former secretary of State’s would-be assailant interrupted a court proceeding for James Holmes, alleging he was set up by the New World Order.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after delivering remarks at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries conference on April 10, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinton is continuing on a speaking tour this week with the stop at the recycling industry trade conference. 
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Alex Seitz-Wald
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Alex Seitz-Wald
April 12, 2014, 4:01 a.m.

The wo­man who threw a shoe a Hil­lary Clin­ton on Thursday night in Las Ve­gas ap­pears to the be same wo­man who in­ter­rup­ted the court pro­ceed­ings of James Holmes and filed a mo­tion to have the con­fessed Au­rora, Colo., theat­er shoot­er re­leased from jail.

Al­is­on Michelle Ernst was ar­res­ted Thursday after sneak­ing past se­cur­ity to throw a soc­cer cleat at Clin­ton dur­ing the former sec­ret­ary of State’s speech to an in­dustry as­so­ci­ation in the city. The shoe missed its tar­get, and Clin­ton laughed off the would-be at­tack un­harmed.

In Au­gust of 2012, a wo­man of the same name and age was re­moved from a courtroom in Col­or­ado after in­ter­rupt­ing Holmes’s court ap­pear­ance, say­ing she had evid­ence to ex­on­er­ate the sus­pect. The Secret Ser­vice and the Clark County Dis­trict At­tor­ney’s Of­fice could not con­firm Ernst’s iden­tity when con­tac­ted by Na­tion­al Journ­al, but the New York Post re­ports that Col­or­ado of­fi­cials con­firmed it is the same Al­is­on Michelle Ernst.

After her out­burst, Ernst filed a mo­tion in court al­leging that Holmes was “mind-con­trolled” by a power­ful con­spir­at­ors.

“Holmes is an in­no­cent man. James Holmes must be re­leased to me asap [sic]. This is a huge con­spir­acy,” Ernst’s mo­tion read, fin­ger­ing a prom­in­ent busi­ness­man as the true mas­ter­mind of the at­tack. He is, she con­tin­ued, “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].”

The judge dis­missed the mo­tion and loc­al me­dia de­scribed the doc­u­ment as “bizarre.” On what ap­pears to be Ernst’s per­son­al web­site, she posts an­oth­er court mo­tion in­volving Holmes, this one a re­quest for a re­strain­ing or­der against the con­fessed killer.

“James Holmes [is] en­ter­ing my mind through sub­lim­in­al mes­saging and caus­ing me to be ob­sessed with him on a daily basis,” she wrote in that doc­u­ment. She ad­ded that she is “fa­cing im­min­ent danger and bod­ily harm from de­fend­ant James Holmes,” even though he was in cus­tody at the time.

The New World Or­der is a pop­u­lar con­spir­acy the­ory on­line, and Ernst has been a top­ic of heated dis­cus­sion on mes­sage boards owned by con­spir­acy en­tre­pren­eur Alex Jones.

Ad­her­ents to the con­spir­acy the­ory be­lieve the Au­rora theat­er shoot­ing — along with al­most every oth­er act of do­mest­ic mass vi­ol­ence in the past two dec­ades — was ac­tu­ally the work of a me­ga­lo­ma­ni­ac­al cabal of elites that use staged “false flag” at­tacks to in­still fear in the Amer­ic­an people. Oc­ca­sion­ally, be­liev­ers have ac­ted on their be­liefs off the In­ter­net, as Ernst ap­par­ently did in both cases.

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