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Will Smollett and Foxx get away with it?

Dennis Byrne 29 March 2019 No Comment

There’s always the possibility of federal charges will be pursued against Smollett for the alleged threatening letter to himself, in possible violation of federal laws. But that doesn’t right the wrong of the dismissal of the local charges against Smollett in the present case.

What’s at stake is the integrity of Cook County and the state of Illinois criminal justice system

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So, is it too much to hope that the Smollett case has focused such a withering national and global spotlight on the Chicago Way that the Machine pols will have to jettison one of their own? It’s happened before, but the replacement usually is just another gonif.

Will the glaring exposure of the corruption, fraud, graft, venality, malfeasance, misfeasance and incompetence of our local and state governance scare away more potential Amazons or fed-up residents and business from a state whose reputation is lower than its bond ratings?

Or a better question: Will the sheep, nay, the deplorables, who continue to elect Machine creatures to office finally wake up?

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