Disgraced actor Jussie Smollett caused an international scandal when he claimed in 2019 to have been assaulted in a vicious hate crime one night in Chicago.
Two MAGA thugs, he claimed, attacked him, tried to hang him with a thin noose, and sprayed bleach on him while he was trying to get a Subway sandwich.
It was, everyone quickly agreed, a homophobic and racist attack inspired by President Donald Trump and the ugly band of deplorables who supported him.
Kamala Harris, then a California Senator with her eyes set on the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, called the attack an “attempted modern day lynching.”
Harris wasn’t the only American liberal to immediately condemn Smollett’s MAGA attackers.
All across the country, the Democratic Party, Hollywood, and the liberal news media cried out for Justice for Jussie.
Turns out, Smollett paid for two Nigerian brothers to stage a hate crime against him because he thought it might help his career.
Smollett was later sentenced to 30 months probation and $120,000 in restitution.
Those brothers spoke with Fox News this week from the scene of the alleged crime.
As is usually the case, comedian Dave Chappelle had the best take on the whole imbroglio.
Harris eventually admitted she blew the call on this one.