Leftist virtue often comes from victimhood, so Progressive “truth” requires a story of oppression or abuse to give it credibility. Thus, the victimhood hoax has become more common than rational argument on the Left, since rationality lacks the emotional punch to break through the noise and hit the heart. Bill Whittle conjures Richard ‘Wretchard the Cat’ Fernandez to explain the connection between Leftist hoax and the ancient Donatist Heresy.
The prosecutor dropped all charges and expunged the record of Jussie Smollett, whose hate crime allegation against white “MAGA Country” assailants was deemed a hoax by police. Empire star Smollet is cleared, but what about the real criminals?
He said they beat him up because he’s Black and homosexual and not a Trump supporter. It was an act. Why Jussie Smollett faked his own persecution.