Re: Trayvon Martin
You know, the question that I'm interested in, that no one is asking, is this--is Zimmerman just an overzealous "neighborhood watch captain" law-enforcement wannabe who likes to roust people? You all know the type.
There's apparently a record of him phoning in dozens of 911 calls. Was he an equal opportunity 911 caller? Did he call in suspicious white people in proportion to the local demography, or was he tending to only call when he saw black people? Were his calls on the money, as far as reporting "suspicious activities," or did he call in every time someone he didn't know walked down the street, white, black, yellow, or brown?
If it's the latter and he tended to roust everyone he encountered, then it's not racial, but he still may be partially to blame by being overzealous. If, as was reported he actually prevented some break-ins and was pretty much on the money with his 911 calls, then that puts it in a different light. But no one is asking that question. I suspect if he was the type to roust everyone walking down the street then it was well-known to the cops and the neighborhood watch committee, and neither is anxious to have that come to light.
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