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Trayvon Martin Case Shows 'Racist' Epithet Persists

Phineas T. Bluster Wrote: Apr 09, 2012 3:24 PM
Due Process is a nice idea. When in fear for one's life, the fear includes that due process may be abridged for the person in fear. Is it not reasonable to call defense of oneself a due process, since failure to defend oneself is stupid and counterproductive? In that case, who was denied due process in this case if we accept Mr. Zimmerman's account?
If there’s one way to determine whether an event has devolved into a circus maximus, surely it must be the entry into the public debate by Roseanne Barr.

The erstwhile comedian and celebrity took up the Twitter cause last week on behalf of the late Trayvon Martin, the black teenager killed on Feb. 26 by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch captain in his gated community of Sanford, Fla.

Of course, as a citizen, Ms. Barr has every right to speak out about this or any issue she chooses. But it comes as no surprise that she tweeted an erroneous address for...