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If #JussieSmollett orchestrated this scam and claimed he was attacked because hes black and gay, the real tragedy will be all of the victims of REAL hate crimes whose stories wont be believed. pic.twitter.com/XIWwXazg5L Victor Blackwell CNN (VictorBlackwell) February 17, 2019 I didn't keep up with Jussie's story at the time, but I couldn't help seeing every news outlet cover it wall-to-wall for days when I was at the gym. With my headphones on, I didn't know exactly what was going on, but I saw the visuals and could easily guess the gist of[...]
Oh https://t.co/R3YgrOCKRE Ben Shapiro (benshapiro) February 15, 2019 It looks to me like two of Jussie's friends play-acted an attack that wasn't actually an attack. How do you charge grown men for horsing around?Other than the police* whose time was wasted, who was harmed? No names were attached to the homophobic MAGA-whiteys in Smollett's fantasy so you can't get him for libel or slander or defamation.I don't see the cops in Chicago doing anything more than dropping this case. At worst, Smollett will have to pay a desultory fine. When the cops can only solve 17% of the murders in the[...]