The Court Of Public Opinion

Was there ever a question that Chicago PD was not good?

Smollett, the actor, has had charges dropped. This is following when he was attacked by 2 men. Later the Twitterverse claimed that he’d paid the men to attack him for being gay, to raise his profile as an actor. The Chicago police eventually released the 2 men without charges, and instead charged Smollett with filing a false report with them. Now they’ve released Smollett, dropping the charges. What in the hell happened actually?

Here’s another case where police screwed up due to bias, and 2 people died as a result: