Skip to comments.Obama: “If I Had A Son He'd Look Like Trayvon”
Posted on 03/23/2012 7:35:53 AM PDT by RabidBartender
President Barack Obama weighed in on the "tragedy" of Trayvon Martin's death last week, saying it is "absolutely imperative" that all levels of government investigate "every aspect" of how the unarmed boy was shot.
"I can only imagine what these parents are going through," Obama said, adding "When I think about this boy I think about my own kids."
"I am glad that not only is the Justice Department is looking into this, but the Governor of the State of Florida has put together a task force [to investigate the case]," Obama said. Obama carefully avoided any discussion of George Zimmerman, the man who shot Martin, and has controversially avoided arrest under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" self-defense laws.
"My main message is to the parents: If I had a son he'd look like Trayvon. I think they are right to expect that all of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves."
Get this, “Reverend” Al’s mother just died the other day. I guess fomenting trouble is much more important.
No he wouldnt; hed look like commie Frank Davis, your daddy, 0bummer.
Lest we forget the input from the mother...
Thanks. I had read this information, and I appreciate your posting it. Particularly interesting was the statement, “When the Sanford Police Department arrived at the scene of the incident, Mr. Zimmerman provided a statement claiming he acted in self defense which at the time was supported by physical evidence and testimony.”
If that is true—self-defense “supported by physical evidence and testimony”—what is the outrage about?
[ From Twitter: The ONLY reason Obama is talking about this shooting is because it can be used to further divide the country. ]
Obama WANTS a race war, because he will not win re-election any other way...
What a rotten POS! He wants to stir up his base as much as possible. He does not care about the consequences if it helps him.
Wow. I can't believe he said this. By saying it, it gives an air of innocence to Trayvon since obviously Obama wouldn't have a son that looks like a criminal, and if George Zimmerman did indeed act in self defense, then the actions by Trayvon Martin are by definition, criminal. It's his unique way of poisoning the well.
I really loathe this guy...
The police don't offer ringing endorsements of suspects. That is not the way the justice system works. What is germane is that, "When the Sanford Police Department arrived at the scene of the incident, Mr. Zimmerman provided a statement claiming he acted in self defense which at the time was supported by physical evidence and testimony."
In the parlance of racialism Hispanic (Latino) <> white. So Zimmerman is a white as the prez.
If Obama I Had A Son He’d Look Like Trayvon and statistically speaking, Obama’s son would probably be in jail.
Try to hide your racism a little better next time.
First of all, what difference would that make, even if it was true? Does resemblance to the False Messiah add more value to the kid's life?
Secondly, I doubt he's right, because you would have to allow for the influence of the sasquatch DNA.
I heard he flew down to Dothan, Alabama, stopped long enough to toss her box in a hole and then headed to Florida.
Jives with my def. of a classic Democrat: “The kind of man who would steal the pennies from his dead Mother’s eyes in order to buy flowers for a prostitute.”
Sounds cold? “They bring a knife, we bring a gun.”
Trayvon is NOT my son.
My children were taught better. If Trayvon’s father and mother had cared enough to guide, oversee, and discipline him when necessary, he’d be alive today.
Is this a tragedy? You bet. A young black boy is dead, and several other people are about to have their lives ruined, courtesy of Al Sharpton, Barack Obama, and the Sanford City Council.
Obama has been desperately trying to fire up his black base, with something that will get them to the polls in 2012.
LET THE RIOTS BEGIN...
I called this last year, though I didn’t know what the trigger would be. Thank MSNBC for anyone who gets hurt over this, folks.