Yesterday a jury found Jussie Smollett guilty on five of six counts at the former “Empire” actor’s hate crime hoax trial.

Ever since the time Smollett claimed he was attacked, he stuck to the original story even as the wheels started falling off his claims. Obviously the jury didn’t agree, but CNN’s John Avlon has assigned some of the blame for Smollett’s troubles. This comes with a beverage warning:

TDS remains a cornerstone of CNN.


It’s clear that for anybody on CNN, a world without Trump in it is an existence not worth living.

Apparently not. Oh, wait…

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