Many of us have long felt that Jussie Smollett didn’t do anything wrong, and the fact that he’s been let out of jail after only three days, pending appeal, proves it.
They had no choice but to let him out, because they knew that he would successfully prove, on appeal, that what he did, er, what he’s alleged to have done, was the right thing to do and that, furthermore, he was the target of a government conspiracy.
Sometimes they let people rot in jail while they appeal their case, but they knew if they did, that would just be more money they had to pay when he sues them into oblivion for defamation and false imprisonment, plus damages for destroying what could have been a promising recording career.
He could potentially bankrupt the city of Chicago, which can’t be doing very well as it is, if they allowed Lori Lightfoot to be mayor.
Arguably, it should be legal to stage a hate crime with yourself as the victim, because you’re the only one who’s being assaulted. Is it not legal to beat up yourself? If so, I might need to change my plans for the evening.
There’s no concern that the police might wrongly suspect a white person as the assailant, because the police don’t investigate white people for beating up black people unless there’s a sufficient public outcry, and even then they don’t shoot them.
A white guy could be aiming a gun right at the police, and they still won’t shoot him. I’ve seen it, in the movie Higher Learning.
I know there was some concern that the police spent a lot of money investigating and prosecuting this case, but ask yourself this question: Who told them to spend all of that money?
I’m sure there’s some other crime they could have been investigating. Don’t 50-plus kids get shot each weekend in Chicago? They could have picked one of those crimes out and investigated it, if they just had to look into something.
Anyone with the sense God gave geese could see that there was no real hate crime. Which raises the question of why the police would waste so much time and money on this case, if they knew no actual crime had been committed.
I’m inclined to agree with Smollett, who’s suggested that he might be the target of a government conspiracy. In court the other day, he went so far as to declare that he’s not suicidal, in case they try to assassinate him in prison like Jeffrey Epstein of John McAfee.
It’s been suggested, albeit by Smollett himself, that he’s the gay 2Pac. When the original gay 2Pac was robbed, shot five times and then locked up on a false rape accusation, it brought him to a whole new level of credibility.
Similarly, it may have been felt that Smollett was becoming too powerful a force in the black community. They had to take him out before his singing career took off, at which point it would have been entirely too late.
We can only hope that he prevails in appeals court and therefore doesn’t have to do the full 150 days in jail.
Take it easy on yourself,