That would make the “criminal” part of The Criminal Justice System really stand out. Column: Will State’s Attorney Kim Foxx plead the Fifth in her Jussie Smollett mess?
Though a Cook County grand jury indicted Smollett on 16 counts for allegedly faking a hate crime, Foxx’s office inexplicably dropped the charges. Her chief ethics officer, former assistant U.S. Attorney April Perry, later resigned.
What would happen to a prosecutor who takes the Fifth after she’s been accused of playing games with justice?
In Chicago, that’s business as usual.
Hat Tip to Second City Cop, who is trying to expand everyone’s vocabulary.
Our best guess is the Chicago Machine is in the midst of an internecine (look that one up) war between the Old Guard and the Prickwrinkle faction which is currently aligned with the Sparklefarts [That’s SCC-speak for the Obamas] people.