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The Porcupine's Quill:  A Satire Column
by Arshad M. Khan
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Porcupine's Quill
March 31, 2019


News Item:  Jessie Smollett a small-time actor seeking publicity and greater name
recognition hired two Nigerian brothers to stage a mock attack that he then attributed
to Trump's MAGA (Make America Great Again) supporters.  The black prosecutor let
him off with his bail forfeit.

I'm out!  I'm out!  And it only cost me $10,000 bail money.

Wait til the lawyers send their bill.

They should be grateful.  They were on TV for the first time in their lawyer lives ...

They might be.  Don't count on it.  They probably reckon they can charge you more

Oh, come on.  I got them so much publicity ...

Yeah!  Like you did for yourself.  Don't forget the Mayor of Chicago's bill for
$130,000.  He's likely to sue you if you don't pay, and the civil judge may not be as
accommodating as ...

What the hell is that about?

He's charging you for wasting the police's time on a fake investigation and other
administrative services.

Can he?

I dunno.  Tell you what, the police commissioner is mad as hell.  They catch you for
anything else, you'll be in trouble.  They'll throw the book at you.

Everyone knows me though ...

And they think you stink.

Don't worry.  They'll forget all that soon and just remember the name Jussie Smollett.

Jussie Smellit you mean ...