The Jussie Smollett “assault” case, submission #1:
Aaaaaannd Submission #4:
Brothers say Jussie Smollett paid them to participate in alleged attack, source says
The two Nigerian brothers arrested in connection with the assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects in the attack. They’re now cooperating with police.
A source close to the investigation confirms to CBS News the brothers told detectives Smollett paid them to participate in the alleged attack on January 29 and that they purchased the rope — which was found around Smollett’s neck — at a nearby hardware store. The source said detectives have evidence to corroborate the sale, something the men’s attorney alluded to Friday night.
“New evidence that was brought to their attention, obviously I had it, my clients had it,” said Gloria Schmidt, the brothers’ attorney.
The Chicago Police Department released a statement Saturday night saying information from the brothers had “shifted the trajectory of the investigation.”
“We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajectory of the investigation. We’ve reached out to the Empire cast member’s attorney to request a follow-up interview.”
Left-wing progressive politicians rushing to one-sided, self-serving judgment? Say it ain’t so! Clearly, they’ve learned nothing from the Covington affair, or from so many similar imbroglios in the past. Perhaps they don’t want to – or, more realistically, don’t intend to. Instead, they’re following the Rahm Emanuel playbook.
What gay black actor says happened – 2 white, MAGA hat wearing rednecks beat me and tried to lynch me! And they called me bad names!
What really happened – gay black actor hired two black men to rough him up, so he could make false claims to draw attention to himself.
Charges of false accusation and lying to investigators will be filed in 3… 2… oh wait, never.
How much blowback from their behavior do these politicians ever suffer? The press carries water for them and the next shiny object distracts the sheeple.
Despite all the outrage over the green new deal stupidity, it will not likely prevent their reelection; like obamacare, the public doesn't heed the warning until after the consequences hit. Perhaps losing the Amazon HQ might be enough for the Dems to primary AOC next time around, but the people in NYC for the most part won't notice the loss of what they never had to begin with.
Even the tax cuts are being spun as bad as people aren't getting refunds as large as previously…..and cannot understand why….
Can't wait to emigrate to….oh, nowhere else to go….
The problem for the press is that it's increasingly apparent that they're just as stupid as they think we are.
Stencil: You are slightly incorrect, but good point. It is, has been for some time, increasingly apparent that they are even more stupid than they think we are. They will jump on, and promote the slightest hint of racism whenever and wherever they can "uncover" it. FIFY.
Meanwhile, the rest of us knew as soon as we saw the story that the chances of it being true were less than 1%. When was the last time one of these "hate crime" (thought crime) stories wasn't perpetrated by the person being offended, or milked by a compliant media to get higher sales? 1960?
Of course we're going to be blamed for it. Just like every mass shooting is blamed on everyone in the country who provably had nothing to do with it.
Cries of "racist!" simply mean, "Shut up, white man!"