On Tuesday, word spread of Soros-darling Kim Foxx not running for re-election as the Cook County State’s Attorney. Her term in office has been, for the decent people of Cook County, a disaster. Decriminalizing property and drug crimes while not charging plenty of other violent felonies (or undercharging them like the career criminal who stabbed a store manager catching a misdemeanor charge.)
So yes, break out a bottle of cheap champagne to celebrate Kim Foxx leaving. However, thanks to early voting and ballot harvesting, it’s not a sure bet that Foxx’s replacement won’t be worse. Maybe a lot worse. After all, look what happened in the Chicago mayor’s race!
Also, someone page Jim “Low T” Durkin to tear himself away from browsing online gay porn. This is his moment to throw his hat in the ring as a “principled” or “compassionate” conservative or whatever squishy RINOs are calling themselves this year – to raise a bunch of campaign money and waste everyone’s time to fight for the Republican nomination for the Cook County State’s Attorney. Fighting real Republicans and conservatives is about the only time Jimmy “Low T” fights for anything except the last carton of soy milk at the store or fighting for gun control proposals to strip the little people of their ability to defend their homes and families.
CHICAGO — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx will not seek re-election in 2024. Foxx announced during a speech at the City Club of Chicago at lunchtime Tuesday. She will complete her term, which ends in December 2024.
The list of possible replacements is already being drawn up by political spectators, with NBC5’s Mary Ann Ahern suggesting former Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson, former Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, and Dan Kirk, a high-ranking prosecutor under Foxx’s predecessor as possibilities. Late last year, a CWBChicago source said a recently-resigned Cook County judge was leaving the bench to run for Foxx’s seat.
Foxx may be best remembered for fumbling the prosecution of Jussie Smollett. In a series of bungled decisions, Foxx purported to recuse herself from the matter but did not follow state law in doing so, making the prosecution invalid, a judge would later rule before appointing a special prosecutor to investigate then prosecute Smollet.
After Smollett was convicted last year, Foxx called it “a kangaroo prosecution.”
Project much, Kimmy?