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Obama: "Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me, 35 Years Ago"

NW-Res Wrote: Jul 19, 2013 4:14 PM
As POTUS and being Black, Obama would have been wise to avoid commenting about this all together and call off his DOJ attack dogs. On the other hand, he is at least being consistent.

The President of the United States surprised reporters by appearing unannounced at today's daily press briefing to share his thoughts on the George Zimmerman trial and its implications.  I'll offer a few thoughts below, but first, here's the video (via our own Greg Hengler):

In order to put my commentary of Obama's statement into proper context, allow me to express my existing biases about the recent verdict -- about which I haven't written very much: The evidence presented at trial was clearly insufficient to merit a conviction...