Sunday, March 25, 2012

Trayvon Martin, facts, myths and publicity hounds - Grumpy Opinions

“It seems like everyone to country knows what happened to Trayvon Martin ta little after 7 PM on the night of Feb. 26. Actually it seems more like everyone thinks they know what happened. They know that George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin. It is mainstream media’s favorite type of crime, because it stirs up the passions of the liberal community.

The media has had a field day with the killing, and predictably it’s stirred up a lot of anger, in some cases hatred. George Zimmerman has been for portrayed as a racist vigilante out to kill an innocent black kid.  The media reports would seem to back up that contention, I’m not so sure the facts agree. We’ll get to that in a minute…

It is fairly safe to assume that George Zimmerman would have liked to of been a police officer. When his community wanted to set up a local watch due to a high number of robberies he was the first step forward. Over the last six years he has placed 42 calls to 911. The 911 call he placed about Trayvon Martin initially didn’t sound like it should be a police matter. Somebody was walking around in the rain. People do that, for any number of reasons, for all Zimmerman knew the guy he was watching it just had a disagreement with his girlfriend, I was walking around to cool off. Or …”

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