Yesterday, Colorado Peak Politics reported that Denver DA Mitch Morrissey’s office had an unacceptably high rate of refusal to prosecute both felonies and felony sexual assault. We saw the so-called “ambush” of Morrissey outside his office by Channel 7 news in Denver. Morrissey’s office agreed to an off-camera interview in which Channel 7 couldn’t tape it, but the DA’s office did.
Then, something amazing happened. Channel 7 filed a Colorado Open Records Act request with the DA’s office to obtain that tape, which they did. What Morrissey says on this tape is, quite frankly, career ending (starts at about the 6-minute mark):