Former U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley unloaded on Jussie Smolle in a tweet this morning where she called on the “Empire” actor to “be held accountable in the strictest way” and to “repay resources used to investigate.” She also called out the media who she says “played all of them for fools” because Smollett knew “they would cover it.”

She’s got it right:

Um, the Chicago media is most certainly NOT the national media as it was the local guys who were on top of this story all along:

Exit question: “Were they played or did they play along?”

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