Skip to comments.Geraldo Riveraís son: Iím Ďashamedí of my fatherís remarks about Trayvon Martin and his hoodie
Posted on 03/24/2012 9:56:44 AM PDT by JoeProBono
Rivera created a firestorm earlier this week when he argued the hoodie the unarmed teen chose to wear when he was killed in Florida was as much to blame for his death as the man that shot him
Even Geraldo Rivera's son is disappointed in his father's controversial remarks about Trayvon Martin.
"My own son just wrote to say he's ashamed of my position," the Fox News contributor tweeted on Friday.
Rivera created a firestorm earlier this week when he argued the hoodie the unarmed teen chose to wear when he was killed in Florida was as much to blame for his death as the man that shot him.
Despite his own family's harsh criticism, Rivera refused to budge on his position, adding on Twitter "Still I feel parents must do whatever they can to keep their kids safe."
Rivera elaborated on his 32-year-old son's shame to Politico.
"Gabriel broke my heart He just told me for the first time in his life he's ashamed," he told the political website, adding his son told him he had "gone viral for all the wrong reasons."
Rivera said he wrote Gabriel back and tried to explain his position that "every hoodie should come with a warning like cigarettes, 'caution wearing this could get you killed.'"
Martin, 17, was shot and killed Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla. He was returning home from a trip to a convenience store when neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman started following the teen, telling police dispatchers that he looked suspicious.
Looks like a high of 80 and low of 55
I however am in North Hollywood Ca, so I’m a little confused by your question
“How many dopes are in that family?” I’m not too good in math but I suggest you google Heraldos family tree on Ancestry.com, when you go back as far as ya can, the total number of ancestors will be your answer!!!
Ebysan brings up a good question in post 36 asking the very same interesting question.
I guess it depends on context. You can dress your baby in red or blue, and nobody’s going to think of those as gang colors. With adolescents it’s different. It may mean different things if you’re wearing yellow and black to an American football game or to a soccer game, where they may be taken as gang colors.
“Ebysan brings up a good question in post 36 asking the very same interesting question.”
Look at the innocent photo portrayed by the media of a young black boy!!
Then look at his Facebook” photo..... I would question why he was in my “Gated Community” with his hand in his waist!!
I would not have chased him to the 2nd exit to this “Gated Community”
The media is portraying Trayvon as a squeeky clean little boy.......This man is “not” a little boy!!!
I heard on talk radio that Trayvon had been arrested for interfering with a police officer and had a restraining order by a girlfriend.
I don’t know if it was the most recent; apparently there were about 40 photos which were scrubbed; someone saved and copied these.
The media is portraying Trayvon as a squeeky clean little boy.......This man is not a little boy!!!
“I heard on talk radio that Trayvon had been arrested for interfering with a police officer and had a restraining order by a girlfriend.”
Very interesting information!!! Too bad the MSM is not reporting these facts.
Bacause he was black Obama is going to make a martyr out of him!!
In the UK, Martin (from clothing and looks) would be considered an "anorak". And getting a smacking from one would be consided embarassing.
Actually that's the shooter.
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