The closer you look, the worse it gets
“As the first African American woman in this role, it is disheartening to me …”
Lightfoot: “If that happened, he’s got to be held accountable.”
Chicago’s a “Trump-free zone”.
Cojones of solid brass
“This is actually making fools of all of us.”
“…the favor was to stage the attack.”
Page: Smollett has created a “conversation … to examine hate violence.”
“…the individuals responsible almost invariably say that they staged incidents to call attention to real incidents”
“Mr. Smollett is a young man of impeccable character and integrity …”
“This ain’t nothing to play with.”
“…5 of his scenes have been cut, and his musical number has been 86’d.”
Oh, what a tangled web we weave
It keeps happening.
A lack of accountability all around
“detectives have identified the persons of interest…”
“The graffiti found Thursday included swastikas…”
“He clearly was going at us…”
Probably not who you think
“It just feels like they’re coming for us.”
“…the girl is expected to be charged with filing a false police report.”
“…we cannot rule out that hate crime is at the core of this but we’re not saying that that’s the cause as well.”
“…driven by political correctness and virtue-signaling”
“…police have determined that the events described in the original news release did not happen.”
Hate speech isn’t a hate crime, but what is this?
She’s home for the holidays while the victim is likely scarred for life.
This time at the Air Force Academy
“I don’t feel like we should feel like we have to do it in a matter of hours or even days.”
“You manipulated the larger community. You manipulated the media.”
“We learned from the author’s confession that the note was fabricated.”
“I wanted to give local people a reason to fight for good, even if it was a false flag.”
Attack on mentally disabled man a “despicable … hate crime.”
“This is going to affect him for probably the rest of his life.”
“…numerous inconsistencies in the statements provided by the alleged victim were identified.”
“Trump America is real and I witnessed it first hand last night.”
“an absolute embarrassment”
“she fabricated a report that she was assaulted and robbed”
Another hate hoax?
What could go wrong?