Jussie Smollett Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jun 14, 2022

Last December, an official verdict concluded the controversial Jussie Smollett case in Chicago, Illinois. The jury found the actor guilty on five felony charges, each for separate incidents of lying to police about the hate crime he staged in January 2019….

by | Jan 3, 2022

Just Because Kamala Harris will film a YouTube video in which she and Doug Emhoff discuss why Kwanzaa is their favorite holiday of the year. Fox News will reveal three weeks later (i) that the Biden White House actually hired…

by | Dec 30, 2021

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT TO MY TAS READERS: My New Year 2o22 Resolution for my readers at The American Spectator is to: 1. Reduce all my 2,000–3,000-word articles to the same trim-and-svelte 800–1,200-word lengths that normal columnists write, and 2. Publish twice-weekly on predictable…

by | Dec 10, 2021

A not-exactly quick trip through this crazy world we’re in, with a bit quicker comment on Thursday’s least surprising news story. Yes, Jussie Smollett was found guilty. It’s what he wanted, right? Have you ever seen a less sympathetic defendant?…

by | Dec 10, 2021

I guess I first knew Jussie Smollett was fated for disaster when he did the unthinkable: an American trying to perpetrate a fraud on Nigerians. Add to that: He had the full-throated backing of Kamala Harris, our vice tweeter, and…

by | Feb 5, 2021

Readers of this space by now are familiar with the oft-referenced Dave Chappelle formulation of the Jussie Smollett tale, in which the actor and fabulist is referred to as the “famous French actor Juicy Smullier.” Since Chappelle’s classic takedown of…

by | Oct 31, 2020

Repeating something over and over doesn’t make it any more true, and despite the media’s parroting of the “this is the most important election of our lifetime” platitude, the fact is it probably isn’t. All depends on whose lifetime, of…

by | Jun 25, 2020

I’ll be honest and say that I only very peripherally follow NASCAR, the stock car racing league which up until very recently was seen as, arguably, the most conservative-friendly sports organization of anything on offer to the American public. But…

by | Jun 24, 2020

The “noose” found in the team garage of black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace on Sunday turns out to be a garage door pull rope that had been installed last October. Oops.  It took a full two days and an investigation…

by | Oct 11, 2019

Last month, the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards show garnered the lowest TV ratings in the event’s history, with less than seven million viewers, a 32-percent drop from the previous year’s record low of 10 million. I didn’t even know the thing…

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