The Cook County State Attorney's office in Chicago, Illinois, dropped all 16 felony counts against accused hate crimes hoaxer, homosexual actor, Jussie Smollett, and the city's mayor and police force are absolutely furious – not to mention one pro-family activist.
Chicago's finest put in months of manhours and tens of thousands of dollars into investigating an alleged hate crime against Empire actor, Jussie Smollett.
All over or more to come?
Even though the media indicates that the Smollett legal debacle is a done deal, Randy Sutton, who serves on the board of directors of The Wounded Blue – an organization that assists injured and disabled police officers – insists that the case is more than likely far from over.
“This thing stinks to high heaven,” said an exasperated Sutton, who appeared as one of the most featured police officers on the popular television series, Cops. “The Fraternal Order of Police is calling for a federal investigation. I think that's exactly what needs to happen here.”
The no-nonsense cop insists that some of the blame needs to go to Cook County Attorney Kim Foxx, whose office dismissed the charges.
“She is vehemently anti-law enforcement – and has been since her election and prior to it,” Sutton pointed out. “She was getting pressured by none other than people with a relationship to the Obamas to drop this case.”
Getting away squeaky clean?
A grand jury indicted Smollett on 16 felony counts of making false reports to the police, but in one fell swoop on Tuesday, Cook County prosecutors dismissed the charges and voided all the work.
In the midst of the turnoil, Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson was careful not to say the wrong thing.
“You all know where I stand on this,” Johnson asserted. “Do I think justice was served? No.”
However, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was less reluctant to air his feelings on the matter, directing his full ire at Smollett.
“How dare him? How dare him? After everybody saw – the grand jury, a sliver of the evidence – and they came to a conclusion?” Emanuel asked in disbelief. “Is there no decency in this man?”
Another case of LGBT special privileges?
One pro-family activist who works to expose the truth about homosexuality says he is not happy with the decision of prosecutors to drop all charges against openly gay Smollett.
And it is not just conservatives who are blasting the decision to acquit Smollett, as far-left leaning Emmanuel – former President Barack Obama’s chief of staff during his first term – called the decision by Cook County prosecutors to drop all charges against Smollett a "whitewash of justice."
The 16 felony counts on which Smollett was indicted were related to making a false report that he was attacked by two men shouting racial and homophobic slurs.
Police said Smollett actually hired two men – both of whom are black – to attack him and make it appear like a hate crime.
Encouraged to play the victim card
Americans for Truth about Homosexuality Founder and President Peter LaBarbera argues that liberalism has encouraged people like Smollett to act like victims in fake hate crimes.
"Liberals have deified homosexuality,” the pro-family leader asserted. “Liberals have decided that homosexuality –[which is] a sexual perversion [and] immoral behavior – a sin in the eyes of God -- is almost sacred."
The Christian leader also noted that homosexuality is one of the three pillars of liberalism today – along with support of abortion and illegal immigration.
"And so, because liberals have celebrated homosexuality to such a degree, they've helped these gay activists to feel like, “Oh, wow, I'm a victim, and the right is so hateful,” and they make up this whole mindset,” the outspoken conservative continued. “And then, sometimes, things can go off the deep end – like Jesse Smollett – and they act on it."
LaBarbera contended that one could fill a very large book documenting fake hate crime hoaxes by homosexual activists.