Skip to comments.How Trayvon Martin gunman aided neighbor after a break-in
Posted on 03/28/2012 1:55:02 PM PDT by South40
SANFORD, Fla. -- For many Americans, George Zimmerman has become the face of barbarous vigilante justice. For Olivia Bertalan, he was the face of compassion a neighbor of consummate graciousness and low-key gallantry.
Roughly six months before Zimmerman shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in his gated Florida townhouse complex, he was standing in Bertalans doorway, asking what he could do to help her. A group of young men had just broken into Bartalans townhouse as she and her infant cowered in a locked bedroom. The intruders had stolen a $600 camera and a laptop.
After the police had come and gone, the doorbell rang, and there was Zimmerman: 5-foot-9, in a shirt and tie, his body a little doughy, his demeanor gentle. He introduced himself. He gave her a list of phone numbers where she could reach him at any time. He gave her a heavy-duty lock to bolster the sliding-glass door that the suspects had forced open. He told her she could go stay with his wife down the street if she ever felt scared again.
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Drip, drip, drip
Decent of the LA Times to print this.
That'll buy a lot of tea and skittles, yo.
Interesting that the LA Times is willing to post something not part of the official party line.
Not that surprising. The Race War for the 2012 Presidential Election has been started by the MSM. The agitated useful idiots will do the rest.
This entire affair coupled with Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare provides alternative DNC options at their convention.
Obama and his entire entourage might not be around much longer.
Politics is dynamic and it doesn’t appear Obama is fluid enough to direct anything with real substance other than being a loser.
Maybe it’s a hint to them to cool their jets!
With exception of the extremely biased headline, sure.
Few people who know what "Trayvon Martin gunman" means would NOT know who George Zimmerman is. So why not use the man's name?
I'll give them credit, though; they didn't need to print this. You know there has to be a good number of 'Obama supporters' in LA who will read this and want to cancel their subscriptions.
Indeed. The way things are suddenly quieting down about this case has me thinking there's a bigger revelation out there that the MSM is feverishly resisting printing. My guess is Martin was a burglary suspect.
I think it’s also true that given the demographics of the LA media market, the Times might be a little nervous that a certain “non-black community” is going to eventually wake up with a big, huge WTF.
There is also a good number of Hispanics in L.A. who must be watching this case very closely.
We need to know if these young men looked like obama's son!
good point, however if they had done their due diligence they would have picked a different case. They assumed a guy named Zimmerman was Jewish or German white and perfect for their narrative.
had he been born Gonzalez none outside of Sanford would have heard the story. Next they tried to make him a “white Hispanic” which undermines their first black Pres meme. the MSM will slowly let this story die.
And HLN Network is tempering their pandering to racists by running a segment on a white Texas teacher who has donated a kidney to the black father of one of her kindergarten students. White women, anyway, can be nice people sometimes. /s
One must also consider how many Electoral College votes Florida has. Only New York and California have more.
Your points plus the fact this happened in a state with 27 Electoral College votes must have made it a win-win-win.
Thank you! I don’t watch so I wouldn’t know.
The air has been taken out of their racist balloon.
Every day more and more prople come forward to tell us that Capt. Zimmerman was both an officer and a gentleman.
We could have a real donnybrook here with a little encouragement (cough, cough).
imo he is a hero.
The world needs more men like him and a lot less sarcastic jerks.
Not “decent” of the LATimes. They realized yesterday how much trouble they are in backing this young thug because Zero tells them to.
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