Skip to comments.Ed Schultz blames Bush for Trayvon Martin's death
Posted on 03/23/2012 12:48:36 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
MSNBC host Ed Schultz blamed former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., for the death of Trayvon Martin, the teenager whose death in a shooting has made national news and sparked accusations of racism in America.
"Jeb Bush helped pave the way for this senseless tragedy and remains silent," Schultz said last night on his show. "What a political tragedy." Schultz attributed Martin's death to Bush because the former governor signed a "stand your ground" law designed to allow someone to shoot an attacker when threatened. "
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Well dam......Those Bush guys are just terrible. It’s raining here and I’m sure they are to blame for that also.
Hey, at least it’s not George Bush’s fault this time.
Was a anyone actually watching Ed at the time? “If a tree falls in the forest ...”
Can this Ed Schultz Bozo be anymore deranged?
How ‘bout blaming the guy that actually did the shooting? Wow, that’d be original.
No talk show host or politician put a gun in Zimmerman’s hand and told him to shoot. We don’t even have the whole story. Although, one COULD point some blame the musicians and race- baiters for encouraging unrest.
Did he really?
Then whose fault is all this black on black crime?
Wait for tragedy. Trump charges. Incite mob. Blame Bush.
Wash, rinse, cycle, repeat.
Karen Finney, filling in for Martin Bashir, flat-out blamed the words of Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum for creating the environment that lead to the horrible shooting death of teen Trayvon Martin in Florida.
“Jeb Bush helped pave the way for this senseless tragedy and remains silent,”
Translation: Jeb Bush just endorsed Romney. Jeb Bush is responsible for the senseless tragedy. Romney, by association, is also responsible for this. Don’t vote for Romney against Obama in the general election.
Makes sense to me!
Does anyone actually pay any attention to Shultz? For the record George H.W. Bush and Barbara are responsible because they had Jeb as their son. Makes sense doesn’t it!
To my knowledge, a stand your ground law doesn’t allow you to chase someone down and shoot them on suspicion of trespassing which is what Zimmerman did. Seems like this doesn’t really have anything to do with a stand your ground law then.
There are three facts related to this case which aren't being publicized:
This is speculation on my part, but based on the facts above being ignored by the media frenzy, this is what I think happened:
Zimmerman was belligerent, possibly even drunk and certainly didn't talk to Martin as respectfully as the TSA talks to Muslims. He may have even said something racial like what is a guy like Martin doing walking in their gated community.
Martin was possibly even drunk as well, but not with alcohol. I'd say he was drunk with pride. Pride which wouldn't allow a racial inferior, particularly a pudgy white guy to disrespect him. He felt he had not only a right, but a duty to teach this cracker a lesson particularly when Zimmerman followed him and pushed the envelope.
What he didn't know, however, was that Zimmerman was carrying an equalizer and was unwilling to submit the beating which he so richly deserved for his disrespect. That's when the real trouble started.
My mama, like so many others, taught me that "sticks and stones may break your bones, but names will never hurt you." The gangsta culture, OTOH, teaches that a beating is a perfectly proper response to being disrespected or insulted and said beating may escalate to even lethal force if the insult or disrespect is sufficiently offensive.
Trayvon allegedly was in the neighborhood visiting his father and his father’s girlfriend and their child.
Ed Schultz blames former President George Bush for Trayvon’s death? How about starting with Trayvon’s adulterous father, the father’s fornicating girlfriend, and the mother—wherever she was.
“” For the record George H.W. Bush and Barbara are responsible because they had Jeb as their son. Makes sense doesnt it!””””
It was Jebs people that did it. Think about it. Jeb is white, his wife is Hispanic which makes them a white Hispanic couple. The shooter was a WHITE HISPANIC!!! Do the math.
Hey, Ed..........Who is responsible for the rape and murder and beating/shooting of the Strait family?????
Ohhhh....You don’t know who that is, huh????
No did Ed really shoot and kill his dog?
Strange... not one word from Schultz about the multiple murders committed by the old bastard Joe, Sr., of the murder of Mary Jo by Teddy, or the documented treatment of women as garbage by the Kennedy Boys... or Kerrys cold blooded murder of a fleeing, unarmed teenager in Vietnam, shot in the back ...I guess Schultz ran out of air time...
you need to read “Family of Secrets”, by russ Baker ASAP.
And the reason is?
“”No did Ed really shoot and kill his dog?””
Yup. I was living in Fargo at the time and ed was the sports guy on tv then. He had been out hunting and apparently the dog wasn’t retrieving quite the way Special Ed thought he should so he got terminated. Of course ed said it was an accident but we all knew what a hothead he was so nobody believed him.
The more Ed opens his mouth the more dumb he sounds. Even Liberals realize the ridiculous things these hard-core lefties spew and hopefully they are embarrassed by it.
I am confused. First I am told that everything is GW Bush’s fault. Then it’s Rush Limbaugh’s fault, and now Jeb Bush.
Did this Trayvon Whatever do anything that contributed to this death? I don’t read or listen to the MSM, so I am not up on the latest.
BTW, is the GOP still waging a war on women? If so, when do we get to “shock and awe”?
Hey—If these “stand your ground” laws become too pervasive, significant damage could be done to a reliable DemocRAT constituency group.
jeez...thought it was Rush's fault Trayvon was killed!! I'm getting confused on who to blame...Maybe I should blame George Zimmerman!!
Actually you are missing a lot of facts. Zimmerman lost sight of the kid and was going to find the police(according to the 9/11 calls)when he was attacked by the kid. Kid was on top of him beating the sh** out of him, Zimmerman was yelling for help(can be heard on the 9/11 tapes. When he shot him and police arrived on the scene Zimmerman was bleeding and had grass stains on his back.
Lots of facts are not being brought out by the MSM because they want to use this as a race card and to throw sh** at the 2nd amendment. The reason he hasn't been charged yet is because they have no evidence it was anything other than self defense, despite what many trolls have claimed on FR.
It’s a history on the Bush family. Very interesting.
Here’s spectulation on my part: Martin was in fear for his life because he was persistently being pursued first by car then by the same person on foot, at night, in the rain. Drive by shootings, abductions, and muggings can all start out the same way.
Neighborhood Watch is just that, “Watch”. Nothing about pursuing, chasing, questioning, or detaining “suspicious” people and then making a weak claim of self defense when you shoot the unarmed person you were chasing.
Is Ed Schultz a Wife Beater?
North Dakota Courts, Cass County ^ | 01/26/1999 | North Dakota Courts
February 1, 2011
MAUREEN K ZIMMERMAN VS. EDWARD A SCHULTZ
Case Type: Divorce Date Filed: 01/26/1999 Location: Cass County Judicial Officer: Marquart, Steven L
Ed Schultz: Wife-Beater / Drunk Dog Shooter
1) He’s a wife-beater. Beat and physically abused his first wife, Maureen, until she was black and blue and bruised and bloodied. I’ve written this before. It’s no secret. If it weren’t true, Ed could sue me for libel and defamation. So far, he hasn’t. That’s because you can’t sue someone for telling the truth.
2) During a hunting trip, a drunken Ed -while hunting, mind you - shot and killed his own dog. Again, this is true.
“..when he (Zimmerman) was attacked by the kid. Kid was on top of him beating the sh** out of him, Zimmerman was yelling for help(can be heard on the 9/11 tapes. When he shot him and police arrived on the scene Zimmerman was bleeding and had grass stains on his back.”
We don’t know that the kid attacked Zimmerman and we don’t know that Zimmerman did not try to detain Martin. For all we know Zimmerman was following him with his gun drawn. The fact that he ended up bloody and with grass stains does not show us how it happened. Martin ended up bloody also. He probably had grass stains as well. All we can assume is that Zimmerman was apparently losing the physical conflict when he fired his weapon. Even if Zimmerman was calling for help it does not mean he did not start the altercation. It means he was losing the fight he started or he was trying to set himself up as the victim before he fired.
I agree with you now that actual facts are coming in as opposed to the BS from their family lawyer. And it also raises my eyebrows now that Marco Rubio has been touted as a possible VP candidate (the meme will be that Floridians are gun-crazy yahoos, etc., etc) The Communists always seem to be two steps ahead of us....
You have no idea who started the fight and unless an eyewitness comes forward willing to testify that Zimmerman physically attacked Martin first there have been no laws broken if one witness has stated that Zimmerman was on his back on the ground getting beat up . If it was his voice screaming for help that corroborates the witness’ statement.
“You have no idea who started the fight..”
Neither do you. What we do know is that Zimmerman was the initial aggressor as he was pursuing Martin. Why was he chasing Martin? Citizen’s arrest? Detain him for the police? Search him? Check his ID? Chase him out of the neighborhood? Zimmerman did not have the authority to do any of those things.
As sad as this whole deal is; the shooting must be righteous because the guy hasn’t been arrested. The DA must really be afraid of a suit and so will probably punt the indictment to the Grand Jury.
Well yeah that's the point. In a police state you don't need evidence to arrest, in Florida you do.
What we do know is that Zimmerman was the initial aggressor as he was pursuing Martin.
There are no facts in evidence that Z was an aggressor at all, if there were he'd be under arrest.
Why was he chasing Martin?
Again no evidence that Zimmerman was chasing Martin exists. The evidence is what the evidence is.
Citizens arrest? Detain him for the police? Search him? Check his ID? Chase him out of the neighborhood? Zimmerman did not have the authority to do any of those things.
And there is no evidence that any of that occurred. You just make things up amigo.
Do you favor arrest powers based on your feelings about other things as well?
So what do you expect from Special Ed?