‘Sorry, folks’: David Axelrod (yes, that one) is speaking some major truth about the Jussie Smollett case

You won’t hear us say this very often, but props to David Axelrod for calling B.S. on the SAO’s decision to drop the charges against Jussie Smollett.

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We’ve reached the point where Democrat operative David Axelrod is covering the news more honestly than CNN’s Brian Stelter

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What a time to be alive.
Will they now bring assault charges against the two brothers who admitted to staging the attack for money at Smollett’s behest. Or charges for lying to the police?
Someone wasn’t being truthful here and the City of Chicago paid the price.

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State’s Atty statement: “After reviewing all of the facts & circumstances of the case, including Mr. Smollett’s volunteer service in the community & agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition & appropriate resolution.” Huh?

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“Huh?” is right. It makes no sense from a justice or law enforcement standpoint. From a celebrity privilege standpoint? It’s exactly what you’d expect.
Unless some better explanation surfaces, here’s the lesson of this weird turn in the Smollett case:
You can contrive a hate crime, make it a national news, get caught and-if you are a well-connected celebrity-get off for $10K and have your record expunged and files sealed.
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No. Sorry, folks. The brief statement offered by the prosecutor didn’t dispute the basic facts in the original charge. That’s why he was compelled to sacrifice his bond. They simply said that in light of his voluntary work in the community, this was a just resolution.
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Hate crimes are loathsome. Faking them is insidious and shouldn’t be excused. Despite Smollett’s denials, nothing the prosecutor said in dismissing the case supports that. If prosecutors have evidence that contradicts the indictment THEY brought, they should share it today.
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“The fact that (Smollett) feels that we have exonerated him, we have not. I can’t make it any clearer than that."
So says the lead prosecutor in Smollett case.
So why allow Smollett to get off for $10K and have his records expunged and case files sealed?
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The answer’s simple:

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