Activists try to ‘levitate’ Denver Mint
DENVER, Colorado ” A few dozen anti-war activists held hands and shouted “Love, Peace and Justice” during a stunt to “levitate” the Denver Mint on Monday, shake out its money and redistribute the wealth.
The group Recreate 68 wanted to circle the mint on the opening day of the Democratic National Convention. In truth, protesters only made it halfway down one block. The quarters that showered the ground were made of plastic, and the group’s leader wore a red robe that he acknowledged was an old Halloween costume.
The tensest moment came when a man spotted conservative columnist Michelle Malkin and started yelling at her. Malkin calmly kept doing her work, taking pictures with a camera.
Police estimated 75 activists attended the event. About a dozen officers on horseback and a dozen more on foot lined the sidewalks, keeping watch.