The Chicago Tribune details the double standard for celebrity Jussie Smollett in what turned out to be a hoax rather than the “hate crime” he reported to police. The headline from the local newspaper blasts, “Chicago police files on Jussie Smollett investigation show behind-the-scenes maneuvers.”
The back story is even more despicable than his fraudulent tale concocted to boost his salary for the televised series in which he participated.
By all accounts, the police work — including thousands of hours diverted from real crimes in the war zone of Chicago — was diligent and impeccably carried out. Smollett, black and gay, alleged that he had been a crime victim carried out by two men who bound and poured bleach over him. And what a surprise, the assailants who just happened to be wearing President Trump’s MAGA (Make America Great Again) hats yelled racial slurs at Smollett. It plays out like a script, right down to a threatening letter that was sent to Smollett after he wasn’t getting the reaction he desired. He was behind that, too. The men, Nigerian brothers, were found to have cashed a $3,500 partial payment check from Smollett. The incident supposedly occurred at 2 a.m. as Smollett was walking back to his apartment from a Subway sandwich shop —- assuring there would be no witnesses.
Problems arose when surveillance tapes showed a much different scenario than the one described by actor Smollett. In the end the 16-count indictment handed down by a Chicago Grand Jury meant nothing. He ultimately was sentenced to a couple of days of community service logging it in with Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition. That, and forfeiture of his $10,000 bond was bizarrely enough to satisfy prosecutors in Chicago.
The most riveting aspect of the contemptible saga is the chain of “angels” who shone their purifying light on this fake victim of a sham hate crime specifically constructed with a vicious anti-Trump angle. Former First Lady Michelle Obama had a hand in this legal debacle. Her onetime chief of staff, Tina Tchen, also a lawyer, personally contacted the Illinois State’s Attorney to put in a good word for Smollett, exchanging text messages (here and here) with prosecutor Kim Foxx before charges were dropped. In one of the messages, Tchen urged Foxx to convince Chicago police to hand the investigation over to the FBI, where Obama still had sway. Replete with trendy liberal speak the exchanges are filled with “reaching out.” Liberals don’t contact one another. Neither do they have problems. Liberals have “issues.”
Messages on this level are compelling stuff if you’re a Democrat in Barack Obama’s hometown.
Foxx was a former chief aide to Cook County Board president before she caught the eye of Socialist billionaire George Soros He’s also a player, funneling a reported* two $300,000 donations to a Super PAC to support Kim Foxx’ campaign, an additional $333,000 personal contribution, plus $75,000 after she won —- all in his quest to realign the criminal justice system in his skewed image. He’s also funded Secretary of State campaigns and others responsible for election oversight. Soros, who disdains national borders, dumped money into the Maricopa County Sheriff’s race ensuring leftist, wife-beater Paul Penzone had sufficient funding to take out popular, 6-term Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Immediately after being sworn in, and right on cue, Penzone referred to illegal invaders as “guests.”
When Kim Foxx was elected in 2016, she made this statement: “I ran for this office to make sure that we had a criminal justice system people can believe in. That’s my duty.”
Apparently her “duty” cap fell off as she raced to appease the Obama’s and fulfill her obligation to George Soros.
*H/T Law Enforcement Today