entral Bank with a flurry of glitter. In an act caught by phot
ographers on scene
in Frankfurt, the activist launched herself onto the table andto the a
ef of a taken-aback ECB President Mario Draghiproceeded to toss glitter and paper onto the banker
. The activist, who was shouting End the ECB dictatorship and wore a shirt that read End the ECB Dick-tators
hip, was promptly dragged away, and Draghi resumed his speech.
The ECB said in a statement that the protester had registered as a journalist, gon
e through an iden
tity check, passed through a metal detector and put her bag through an X-ray machine, which is presumably not designed to spot confetti. Staff from the ECB are invest
incident, the ECB said in a statement. ECB President Ma
rio Draghi remained unharmed and calmly proceeded with the press conference. Write to Noah Rayman at firstname.lastname@example.org.