(WASHINGTON FREE BEACON) An open letter cosigned by Linda Sarsour and other left-wing activists accuses the Chicago Police Department of fabricating the charge that actor Jussie Smollett concocted a hate crime against himself in 2019.
"Jussie faces false charges of felony disorderly conduct and is still being forced to fight back against a relentless and vicious smear campaign initiated by the Chicago Police Department and uncritically disseminated by the media," the letter states. "We believe Jussie, not the CPD."
Sarsour, a former co-chair of the Women's March, has also pushed anti-Israel conspiracy theories. She was briefly condemned by Joe Biden's campaign this year for anti-Semitic remarks before she received a private apology.
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