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Why the Leftist outrage at the acquittal of George Zimmerman?
Gun Watch ^ | 19 July, 2013 | John Jay Ray

Posted on 07/19/2013 3:01:36 AM PDT by marktwain


There is an illustrated list of Leftist and media reactions here.


"It’s 2013 and an American jury just acquitted a man who admitted to stalking and killing an unarmed child" — Richard Dreyfus, actor

I think you can see why in the face above.  That face is expressing glee  -- barely restrained delight.  The slightest hint that America is unjust is manna from heaven for Leftists.  They  build their self-esteem on being wiser and more compassionate than "the masses".  And given America's black/white tensions, a chance to see others as racist is not to be missed.  It is America's most powerful form of condemnation so any chance to use it must be used even if it is only remotely justified. 

It's pathetic that people need to condemn others in order to boost their own self-esteem but that's Leftists.  They never cease finding fault.

I note however that many of the commentators refer to the 6' tall Martin as a "child".  So the constant media use of pictures of Martin when he was a child may have misled some commentators in an important way.  It would have made it less plausible that Zimmerman acted in self-defense.

Link to Gun Watch


TOPICS: Education; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; blackrage; holder; leftist; martin; zimmerman
John Jay Ray is worth reading.

He is an Australian academic who studied the psychology of the left.

The Motivations of Political Leftists 

1 posted on 07/19/2013 3:01:37 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain
Funny that a premiere example of leftist indigence at the verdict is Richard Dreyfus who admittedly suffers from bipolar disorder and takes (or took) lithium.....
2 posted on 07/19/2013 3:06:06 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: marktwain
The bullies of the Leftmedia are used to setting the tone of the discussion, controlling the information, and getting their way. On a tremendous amount of trivia, they do, but this time, they didn't. It is just one more example of how their influence is slipping, and why they won't let go. They are desperately trying to recoup that influence, and their reaction is the equivalent of a journalistic tantrum, joined by their fellow travelers.

So go ahead, Leftmedia, hold your breath until you turn blue. Please.

The jury has heard the evidence, the verdict is "not Guilty".

'nuff said.

3 posted on 07/19/2013 3:13:14 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: marktwain

4 posted on 07/19/2013 3:18:43 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: Smokin' Joe

The re-telling of Trayvon’s ordeal and Zimmerman’s trial is all dishonest. Not merely mendacious, but truly and intentionally dishonest by cherry picking this and that. The Dreyfus quote above is only a mild example.

And not widely asked, but how long would Zimmerman have lasted if he had not defended himself? How many more head-smashed would it have taken to put out his lights?


5 posted on 07/19/2013 3:18:53 AM PDT by plangent
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To: marktwain
The list of quotes from celebs is pretty priceless.

Florida injustice dept: I now understand why OJ moved to your state… #shocked my heart bleeds for the family of #trayvonmartin — Adam Shankman,

OJ? OJ SIMPSON? RACIST ALERT! Sankman will never work in Hollywood again! Right? (Crickets chirping ...)

Ok.. Help me out. Treyvon got killed because he just outta nowhere decided to attack and try and kill Zimmerman — Ice T, musician and actor

Hey, look! A Liberal celeb who actually GETS IT. Yes, Ice T, that's it. Exactly ...
6 posted on 07/19/2013 3:23:28 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: marktwain

I think you can see why in the face above. That face is expressing glee — barely restrained delight. The slightest hint that America is unjust is manna from heaven for Leftists.


I agree, Sorry if I sound... Mystical isn’t the right word... Perhaps credulous...What ever, I can’t find the right word right now. But where I was going is that I occasionally think that these people are ‘psychic vampires’ they literally seem to feed off of misery and inflict more of it so that they have more ‘food’.

So many of them I’ve known over my life seem to be the happiest when they have miserable people around them. Some generate that misery themselves, others just swarm to where it is occurring.

You can shroud it in psychological terms if you want to, but just step aside sometime and look with a uncritical eye, I think you’ll see what I mean.


7 posted on 07/19/2013 3:38:23 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: marktwain

They are giving it so much attention to draw attention away from Benghazi, Egypt and Obama commie care. Think about it: Self-defensee cases go on every-single-day, yet this one gets all this attention? Yeah and while you are pay attention pay no attention to the putz who is empowering radical Islam in the middle east and has everything lined up to destroy the US economy because the 911 terrorists failed.


8 posted on 07/19/2013 3:49:12 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
...oh yeah, and to continue #8...Do we even have to guess who the Kenyan chief had a meeting with to organize these protests?


9 posted on 07/19/2013 3:58:34 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: marktwain

Speaking of Richard Dreyfus, is he still doing massive amounts of cocaine while declaring himself a genius?


10 posted on 07/19/2013 4:00:12 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: tanknetter

“Ok.. Help me out. Treyvon got killed because he just outta nowhere decided to attack and try and kill Zimmerman — Ice T, musician and actor”

I would like to address this. If everyone recalls, according to GZ, (if you believe his testimony, I do) TM turned around, walked back toward his vehicle with his hand in his waistband.

Folks, I have worked in a predominantly black, violent urban area for a long time and I KNOW this behavior. This is displayed by street thugs who are getting ready to rob or shoot you, or make you think that they are. Most the time it’s a bluff, but you really can’t take the chance. I have had it done myself, even as a uniformed police officer. It usually stops when the real guns come out, nevertheless, keep this in mind if you are approached in this fashion.

Don’t get fixated by the accompanying verbal tirade either, this is done as a measure to mentally “stun” you while they close the gap. They don’t use their sights, it’s all point shooting or suckerpunching, so they have to get close.


11 posted on 07/19/2013 4:06:00 AM PDT by Molon Labbie (Prep. Now. Live Healthy, take your Shooting Iron daily.)
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To: marktwain

The Left is outraged because they believe their own BS.

The Left is outraged because they want to own the streets.


12 posted on 07/19/2013 4:11:23 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: plangent
...and Zimmerman’s trial is all dishonest. Not merely mendacious, but truly and intentionally dishonest...

My thoughts exactly.

It's impossible to unravel the web of lies and misdirection because you have lies built on wrong premises supported by fallacies.
One instance is the racial component of this event. I saw Zimmerman's mother on TV and noted she's even darker than me (well, in my "Winter coat", anyway). In what universe would George be considered "white" anything?

13 posted on 07/19/2013 4:17:28 AM PDT by stormhill (Guns Save Lives!)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

You don’t have to be an idiot to be an actor, but it helps.


14 posted on 07/19/2013 4:39:08 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: marktwain

bttt


15 posted on 07/19/2013 4:42:07 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: marktwain

"If I mouth all of the politically-correct platitudes and make an ostentatious display of my superiority, perhaps the young lady to my left would let me remove her dress..."

16 posted on 07/19/2013 4:48:49 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Molon Labbie
Don’t get fixated by the accompanying verbal tirade either, this is done as a measure to mentally “stun” you while they close the gap. They don’t use their sights, it’s all point shooting or sucker punching, so they have to get close.

One of the most valuable pieces of information posted on this entire affair. Streets smarts. The man who does not live his life fighting all of the time would not know this.

17 posted on 07/19/2013 4:55:15 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: marktwain
I already posted the WHY of the leftist outrage:

Click here.

18 posted on 07/19/2013 5:01:22 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: Gaffer

Its obvious Dreyfuss knows nothing about the case and is just saying what he thinks his comrades want to hear. Applies to all other knee-jerk liberals that have spouted offf recently too.


19 posted on 07/19/2013 5:02:38 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

His best work was American Graffiti, playing a dipshit.


20 posted on 07/19/2013 5:07:36 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: marktwain

Well hell, if Richard (Dick) Doofus said it, it must be true. I think I’ll join the Saint Trayvon bandwagon.


21 posted on 07/19/2013 5:20:32 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: marktwain; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; ...
The 'psychology' of the left is a series of irrational contradictions played out to their most destructive ends.

Ping

22 posted on 07/19/2013 5:23:05 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: Molon Labbie

In a situation like that, don’t let ‘em get close.

There are learnable and usable tactics to stay far enough away from them, even as they are pressing.

Of course, if they press you, you may have to actually display or get ready to display.
“I don’t want to have to shoot you, but I’m armed, and if you take another step toward me, I will consider it a deadly threat.”


23 posted on 07/19/2013 5:26:07 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MestaMachine

“Liberalism” is the political expression of Humanism,
which began with the lie
“you will be as gods [unto yourselves], knowing [and defining] good and evil [right and wrong] [for yourselves]”


24 posted on 07/19/2013 5:27:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

Well that’s certainly playing fair.


25 posted on 07/19/2013 5:31:17 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: BykrBayb
The main thing, though, is to make sure they don't get close.

There are 5 Stages of a Violent Crime

"Interview":
Don't let 'em come close enough to ask for a light or directions or anything.

26 posted on 07/19/2013 5:47:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: trebb
Well hell, if Richard (Dick) Doofus said it, it must be true. I think I’ll join the Saint Trayvon bandwagon.

Well, if Saint Rachel Corrie is a pancake, what is Saint Trayvon?

27 posted on 07/19/2013 5:50:22 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Gun Control Haiku: Say "Registration" / And they call you paranoid / So say "Privacy")
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To: Gaffer

> His best work was American Graffiti, playing a dipshit.

Because it required no acting skills. He just played himself...


28 posted on 07/19/2013 6:21:19 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: marktwain

Conservatives have a double golden opportunity right now, to loudly proclaim to Hispanics-Latinos that every single liberal Democrat attacking Zimmerman racially despises Hispanics-Latinos; and that conservative Republicans are Zimmerman’s strongest supporters.

Hey, Hispanics-Latinos, think about *that* when you vote.


29 posted on 07/19/2013 7:49:00 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: All
The anti-gun left is trying to say that NONE of us have the right to walk around our own neighborhoods, whether armed or not armed. If we see someone suspicious, we're expected to run and cower like they would do. They are merely trying to make things easier on their career-criminal and gangsta buds and bros by either disarming law-abiding citizens, or by making us too "afraid" to do anything to try to curb the crime problems in our own area.

The anti-gun left in America can go straight to Hell.

30 posted on 07/19/2013 8:06:06 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: Haiku Guy

F U Dreyfus. Yet another Hollyweird Hasbeen that insists on opening his piehole and effectively pissing off half of America with his leftist-agenda-driven stance.


31 posted on 07/19/2013 8:07:35 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: Gaffer

“His best work was American Graffiti, playing a dipshit.”

What made you think he was playing (acting)? Now we know.


32 posted on 07/19/2013 8:08:08 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: XenaLee

They need to be asked the question, over and over again, and be made to answer before spouting any more drivel -

What is it you want to do to us that requires we be unable to resist?


33 posted on 07/19/2013 8:13:03 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: XenaLee

You have a valid point


34 posted on 07/19/2013 8:44:40 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: marktwain

My experience is that many Liberals privately are okay with the verdict as such. It is the so called liberal “leaders” and “activists” and “media pundits” who continue this charade because they have painted themselves into a corner and are not about to admit that the Zimmerman case is not the civil rights watershed moment they hoped. So they continue to push the Zimmerman as racist thug narrative. No facts, no jury finding is going to change their notions of reality.


35 posted on 07/19/2013 8:51:41 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Molon Labbie
Don’t get fixated by the accompanying verbal tirade either, this is done as a measure to mentally “stun” you while they close the gap.

5-Stages-of-Violent-Crime

What do you think of that? Anything to add or subtract?

36 posted on 07/19/2013 9:04:59 AM PDT by Stentor
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To: MrB
There are 5 Stages of a Violent Crime

I need to remember to read everything before posting.

37 posted on 07/19/2013 9:06:56 AM PDT by Stentor
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To: Haiku Guy
"If I mouth all of the politically-correct platitudes and make an ostentatious display of my superiority, perhaps the young lady to my left would let me remove her dress..."

I think you have revealed the core values of modern liberalism - although more than half the time it's the young boy parking the cars they are really after. :)

38 posted on 07/19/2013 9:12:12 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: MrB

“What is it you want to do to us that requires we be unable to resist?”

I think it’s pretty obvious what they want us to do. Bow down, give in, submit or be killed.


39 posted on 07/19/2013 1:52:39 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: marktwain

We have a black racist president and a black racist attorney general. The left has to do something to convince blacks that they are still being held back by whitey.


40 posted on 07/19/2013 1:56:57 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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