Jussie Smollett's chutzpah

Jussie Smollett's legal team is blaming the Chicago Police Department for taking his bogus assault allegations so seriously and devoting so many resources to finding the nonexistent Trump-supporters he alleged attacked him.  That's my rough summary of a brief filed by the actor's lawyers attempting to get a lawsuit against him thrown out of court.  Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times first broke the story: [T]he latest court filing contends even if Smollett did make a false report, there is no way the city can assert he would have known the city would investigate — and investigate it to the extent cops did. "We contend the city is wrong," [Smollett's lawyer William J.] Quinlan said of the city's assertion that Smollett should have known the police would log nearly 2,000 hours in overtime trying to resolve the case. " ... The mere fact somebody filed a police report doesn't presume the investigation...(Read Full Post)
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