"George Zimmerman says in a newly released video that a person in his circumstances can`t feel guilty over surviving a confrontation like the one he had withTrayvon Martin, the unarmed 17-year-old he shot and killed three years ago in Florida. He also criticizes President Obama`s reaction to the case.
In the video released Monday by his attorney, Zimmerman said he would feel guilty only if he thought he could have done something differently that would have saved both their lives.
When asked by his attorney who brought the highest level of unfairness to his case, Zimmerman named the president. After Martin`s death gained international attention, Obama said if he had a son, he would look like Trayvon Martin."
Los Angeles Times
On February 26, 2012, George Zimmerman fatally shot 17-year-old black high school student Trayvon Martin in a gated community in Sanford, Florida.
Zimmerman was a solid citizen and a neighborhood watch coordinator and Martin was a teen with a sketchy background and a penchant for eating Skittles and defying authority.
On July 13, 2013, a jury acquitted Zimmerman of the charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter. There were no legal shades of gray; it was a black and white case of self-defense. Wouldn`t you shoot a young punk was who bashing your head against the concrete?
Race wasn`t a factor in Zimmerman shooting Martin in self-defense, and race shouldn`t have been a factor in the trial, and legal experts, pundits and politicians shouldn`t have injected race into the case.
Of course race hustlers like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson who make a lucrative living inciting racial hatred, and liberal politicians like Obama who benefit politically from racial discord immediately screamed "racism. "
On February 2015, the Department of Justice concluded there was insufficient evidence that Zimmerman intentionally violated the civil rights of Martin.
Zimmerman is finally able to speak freely without fear of retaliation from Eric Holder`s Department of Justice.
Zimmerman rightfully concluded that is was President Barack Hussein Obama who brought the highest level of unfairness to the case. Obama`s pithy observation that if he had a son he would look like Trayvon Martin was a dog whistle and a clarion call to race agitators, politicians, and reporters to make race the central narrative of the unfortunate incident.
Since his acquittal Zimmerman has had several encounters with the law, but that doesn`t change the fact that he`s an innocent man who survived not only his encounter with Trayvon Martin, but the brutal attempt by politicians and the media to make him a sacrificial lamb in our never-ending racial conflict.
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