Skip to comments.Excerpts from Zimmerman's apology, testimony
Posted on 04/20/2012 3:18:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
In an unusual move, George Zimmerman took the witness stand Friday to apologize to the parents of Trayvon Martin for fatally shooting their 17-year-old son. Assistant prosecutor Bernardo de la Rionda took the opportunity to grill the neighborhood watch volunteer about some of the statements he made to police.
Here's a partial transcript of Zimmerman's testimony:
Zimmerman: I wanted to say I am very sorry for the loss of your son. I did not know how old he was. I thought he was a little bit younger than I am, and I did not know if he was armed or not.....
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He did NOT apologize.
He said “I am sorry for your loss.”
Not the same thing. An apology would imply he did something wrong, which is why the media is running hard with the spin that Zimmerman “apologized to the parents” instead of merely making an expression of sorrow and empathy.
CNN is having the vapors over this.
I caught it at a restaurant on closed caption, and they are just beside themselves at this “self serving” statement.
Also, on a local radio show this AM, a black caller who claimed to have investigated thousands of homicides stood firm in claiming that Zs injuries were caused a skin disease on his head and the scab just got picked off.
No amount of truth will ever stop the hate that has been falsely ginned up by the race hustlers Jesse, Al, and Barry.
There is a Freeper who implied Zimmerman, the evil racist vigilante, made the wounds himself with a razor, like a pro wrestlers do. Go figure.
Zimmerman is proving to be a little stupid on his own. He’s going to make his situation a lot worse than it needs to be.
No bias there! Zimmerman should have shot that down.
He said “sorry for their loss.”
Prosecutor looked like an ass.
Lead investigator had no evidence who started the fight. GAME OVER.
Investigators did not have Zimmerman’s medical record either. Looks like they only investigated what they wanted to hear.
As I recall, he never actually hired those two lawyers, they just stepped up while he was in hiding from the Black Panthers and the rest of the lynch mob.
I agree, but I would not have allowed that prosecutor to frame what happened as a crime.
Go ahead Jackson, Neo Black Pussies and Sharpton....stir the pot so that blacks riot in black neighborhoods when they let this guy go.
You cant say NEO Black Pussy!
De la Rionda: And tell me, after you committed this crime and you spoke to the police, ...
You meant New Black Pussies
I hope none of the rioters are carrying skittles and iced tea. Anyone with those in his hoodie pockets who attempts to murder an armed citizen is likely to start this cycle all over.
Sorry...where are my manners....
The article merely demonstrates he’s been dealing directly with law enforcement rather than getting good representation. Whether this changes remains to be seen. I’m doubtful.
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