It doesn't matter that Zimmerman is Hispanic or a registered Democrat (not that being either automatically excludes one from being racist). It doesn't matter that he tutors black children (which, by the way, so do Caucasian people). It doesn't matter that witnesses claim they saw Martin on top of Zimmerman, pounding his head into the ground. To the liberal politicians and leftist media, a black man was shot by a non-black man, so it's too good an opportunity to pass up for fanning the flames of racism.
Lest Zimmerman's Hispanic ancestry somehow douse the racist flames, he is now being dubbed a "white Hispanic" by such news venues as The New York Times, Reuters and The Huffington Post. It's a term never before used, but if the media can manipulate the public's perception on something, they'll do what it takes. And as the newly crowned and completely off-base poster child for white hatred of blacks in America, the left is now exploiting Zimmerman any way it can.
Not to be left out of the fun, Jesse Jackson and Louis Farrakhan are wasting no time making the national rounds to inflame emotions. Newscasters like Karen Finney are gleefully evoking the names of Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum in a pathetic attempt to pin the killing on conservative white people. In her delusional mind, it must have been these men's views that inspired Democrat Zimmerman to pull the trigger.
In another incredible example of slanted "journalism", ABC News aired a video of Zimmerman being brought to the police station to show he didn't appear to be injured as he claimed he was by Trayvon. Of course ABC didn't point out that Zimmerman had already been treated and cleaned up by emergency medical personnel at the scene. And had the ABC video not blocked out the back of Zimmerman's head where it had been split open, viewers may have seen the truth.
If that's not disgusting enough, President Obama, shamelessly - and shamefully - said if he had a son, he'd look like Trayvon. How nice of the President to exploit the death of a 17-year old child to garner sympathy votes in his upcoming election. Then again, it's why he called Sandra Fluke - to court the women's vote.
Is that why Obama is getting involved in a local/state issue in the first place -- and why he waited until a month after the shooting to start shooting his own mouth, to court the minority vote by inflaming their emotions? If he really cared about the death of one black person, why hasn't he said anything about the infants and toddlers killed recently in Detroit? What about the murders in other major cities? If he cares about all people, then how come he said nothing about the two tourists who were killed by a black teenager in Florida? Don't they count? Should we jettison the hoodies and don a sun visor and sandals in our show of solidarity?
It's beyond insulting what the left is trying to do here. A young man is dead, and my heart and prayers go out to his family. But how heartless and genuinely racist that the liberals are exploiting Trayvon's death in a disgraceful ploy to win support by marginalizing white conservatives who had nothing to do with it.
There is nothing wrong - or racist - in demanding the facts of the case be made more clear before drawing conclusions about Zimmerman. If common sense actually prevailed, it would show us that in all likelihood, whatever Zimmerman's reason for pulling the trigger, racism wasn't it. In fact, the only racism exhibited here is by the left in its groundless, unfair charges of bigotry against all of white, especially white conservative, America. The President even said about Trayvon's death that we need to examine our "collective soul", as if we all had some role in the mechanics of this event. What he means is that he believes white people are collectively racist.
Way to unite us, Mr. President. Wasn't it Barack Obama who, as a candidate in 2008, said he wanted to unify the races? Well, unfortunately his and the left's hateful, racist, cheap maneuvers have single handedly set back race relations in this country by decades. But of course liberals thrive on that kind of environment.
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