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Trayvon Martin and the Politics of Racial Guilt
Front Page Mag ^ | Mar 26, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 03/26/2012 8:19:32 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Trayvon Martin and the Politics of Racial Guilt

Daniel Greenfield March 26, 2012 In Daily Mailer,FrontPage

When at the beginning of March, Allen Coon, a thirteen-year-old boy, was set on fire by two black teenagers who told him, “You get what you deserve, white boy,” this did not prove to be an occasion for national soul-searching. But the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a Hispanic neighborhood watch captain after a scuffle between the two men has led to hysterical media coverage, state and federal investigations, civil rights marches, lynching threats from the Black Panthers and a statement from Obama urging Americans to search their souls for some unspecified reason.

The latter took time out from the trivial business of nominating a World Bank president to interfere in a local law enforcement matter and join his good friend Al Sharpton, who specializes in racist rhetoric, in throwing some racebaiting gasoline on the flames.

To Obama, the significance of the whole event was that Trayvon Martin looked like his hypothetical son, which presumably Allen Coon did not. The insufferable egotism of that statement suggests that shooting victims only matter if they look anything like the head cheese. It’s racial feudalism and personal politics at its ugliest even as it once again confronts us with Obama’s inability to talk about anything without shining it through the narcissistic lens of the self.

Even Trayvon Martin only matters because he is in some hypothetical sense linked to Obama, and every trending topic from Jeremy Lin to the million hoodie march must be commented on by him in some way to demonstrate his own relevance in the mobius strip of fame. There can be no 2012 election without the race card, and so Martin was posthumously drafted into the Obama family portrait ..

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blackpanthers; danielgreenfield; obama; racecard; racial; trayvonmartin

1 posted on 03/26/2012 8:19:41 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Twitter message from Trayvon’s brother suggests he was suspended from school for assaulting a bus driver

“yu ain’t tell me yu swung on a bus driver.”
— Stephen Martin, twitter message to his brother
Travyon, February 21, 2012

Read at:

http://www.amnation.com/vfr/


2 posted on 03/26/2012 8:24:24 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
There can be no 2012 election without the race card, and so Martin was posthumously drafted into the Obama family portrait..

Don't you get that feeling?

3 posted on 03/26/2012 8:27:22 AM PDT by Why So Serious (There is no cure for stupidity!!!)
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To: KeyLargo

more to come you can bet yer ass...This kids pictures are hyped to make him look like a liitle boy.They all say he was a gooot boy..I say Bull..
He was in a strange neiborhood in a town that was fed up with break ins unlike Miami and I say he provked Zimmerman.

Zimmerman needs to get a high profile attny to turn this crap around and fast or he is toast


4 posted on 03/26/2012 8:33:47 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: KeyLargo

I don’t think this is playing well with average people.

The Villians and Victims crowd has gone a ‘race card too far’.

People know when they are being lied to...and this tiny teenager, run down and perforated with multiple bullets, by a middle aged white gun clinger, story has some holes in it.

I, for one, believe the media must think I’m an idiot. They keep showing the photo of a 13 y/o boy...aren’t there any more recent? There persistence on that alone makes me quite confident the media is pushing a story.

A few weeks ago, an 8 y/o black girl was raped and killed by a black man, in Topeka. No national soul searching occurred...because it doesn’t fit a meme. Most people are smart enough to see the hypocricy in this...and in this instance, Martin’s dead body is the ‘crisis’ which can’t be wasted.


5 posted on 03/26/2012 8:39:56 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: KeyLargo

“As a descendant of privileged Africans and American whites, he has no skin in the game”

Daniel you genius.


6 posted on 03/26/2012 8:41:40 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: KeyLargo

The real issue here is the fact that our “elite” is basically down to governing by using racism and hysteria. Why any conservative goes along with this racist hystria is beyond me?


7 posted on 03/26/2012 8:43:10 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: KeyLargo

White guilt creates power, votes, and cash... and undermines any hope for real solutions...

Ninety-three percent (93% ) of the deaths of young black men are at the hands of other black men.

Homicide is the leading cause of death of young black men.

The MSM doesn’t care about the slaughter going on in black communities because it doesn’t excite black voters - doesn’t get ‘em mad and ready to vote for white liberal elites.

The Jesse Jackson types - self-appointed black ‘leaders’ - don’t care about the 93% of black men killed by black men because those deaths don’t help shake-down elite, rich, guilty-white liberals for power and cash.

The Black Panthers don’t care about the 93% of black men killed by black men - because they don’t get to strut around acting tough. Pushing their neighbors around. Nope. They don’t care - not a peep out of them.

No one cares about the 93% of black men killed by other blacks except their mothers... and somehow, that’s sad.


8 posted on 03/26/2012 8:47:03 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: KeyLargo

Excellent article ..... calls Obama out in no uncertain terms for being a “practiced race huckster” & fomenting racial politics, personal politics at its ugliest, and for “throwing racebaiting gasoline on the flames”.


9 posted on 03/26/2012 8:48:22 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

When will the Spanish speaking “whites” stand up for Zimmerman? Is it because of his last name? He is as Latin as Obama is black.

This need to be pointed out that Obama chose to rally behind the story of the black family over finding out the true story of the Latino in the story.


10 posted on 03/26/2012 9:02:02 AM PDT by IceAge
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To: KeyLargo

Anyone have any good Treyvon Martin jokes yet?
BAM!


11 posted on 03/26/2012 9:08:38 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd
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To: KeyLargo
"There can be no 2012 election without the race card, and so Martin was posthumously drafted into the Obama family portrait .."

Nailed it. And that is precisely what this entire controversy is about, and nothing else.

12 posted on 03/26/2012 9:10:28 AM PDT by Prospero
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To: GOPJ
No one cares about the 93% of black men killed by other blacks except their mothers

They don't even care, at least enough to vote other than race bait Rat.

13 posted on 03/26/2012 9:18:30 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: t1b8zs

Yep


14 posted on 03/26/2012 9:23:01 AM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: GOPJ
No one cares about the 93% of black men killed by other blacks except their mothers

And this brings to mind the question of how many black children are killed BY their mothers before they are born?

15 posted on 03/26/2012 9:24:55 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB
And this brings to mind the question of how many black children are killed BY their mothers before they are born?

Liberal incentives are involved in that slaughter too...

16 posted on 03/26/2012 9:41:58 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: KeyLargo

Hate speech?

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/buster/trayvon-martin/cracker-tshirt-759832


17 posted on 03/26/2012 10:05:14 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: ├čudda├čudd
Anyone have any good Treyvon Martin jokes yet?

"A black and a Hispanic walk into a gated community... "

18 posted on 03/26/2012 10:11:19 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (If my candidate doesn't win the nomination I'm going to kick my feet, cry like a baby, and stay home)
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To: Why So Serious

“There can be no 2012 election without the race card, and so Martin was posthumously drafted into the Obama family portrait..

Don’t you get that feeling?”

I get that feeling in SPADES. :-)


19 posted on 03/26/2012 10:55:27 AM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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