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Old 03-26-2019, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by bobot View Post
You can take Chicago fearing a media circus of a trial off the table. Chicago doesn't mind those. Former governors, current governors, aldermen, actors, singers, Chicago tries em all.
Doesn't mean much. It's less a who than a what. This isn't a political corruption trial or alleged sexual assault by celebrities, it's a socially charged hate crime (or false hate crime) fiasco with little positive potential outcome. At best you say you made an example out of the guy by giving him a fine and having him pick up some litter.

I'm not even saying that he shouldn't be made into an example but it's easy to see where the state attorney's office decided they just wanted to finish this up with minimal fuss.

Last edited by Jophiel; 03-26-2019 at 02:36 PM.