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

old progrmr2 Wrote: Jul 20, 2013 4:25 PM
The same for a young white man in Cinncinnati who died just last week from injuries he received in a beat down by three black "youths". This has been absolutely squashed by the main stream media, it would have interrupted the Trayvon case.

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...