Skip to comments.FOX host Sean Hannity confirms off-the-record talk with George Zimmerman
Posted on 04/11/2012 9:18:51 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
FOX News host Sean Hannity confirmed on his show Tuesday night he had an off-the-record chat with someone he believed was George Zimmerman.
The neighborhood watchman's former legal team announced they would no longer represent him because the 28-year-old had ignored their calls and said he had reached out to Hannity and special prosecutor Angela Corey on his own.
On his show, Hannity said he wanted to "set the record straight."
"For a few weeks we have been pursuing an interview with Mr. Zimmerman to give him a chance to tell his side of the story," the host said. Now yesterday I was contacted by an individual that we in fact believe was George Zimmerman.
"We spoke on the phone about his case, and I agreed not to report on the contents of that conversation. That's it."
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Then, unless Zimmerman is planning on calling Hannity as a character witness at his upcoming trial, what was the point?
Maybe Zimmerman gave Hannity some information to be revealed if something bad happens to him at the hands of the New Black KKK or the (in)Justice Department.
He can keep it quiet until the court orders otherwise, is my guess. Not a good move on Zimmerman’s part.
To THANK Hannity for his objective and unbiased reporting on this story. That’s it!
Or to be revealed when Zimmerman skips to Peru (and I wouldn’t blame him at all).
Oh and, another thing.. He probably told Hannity not to interview his father again!
“pursuing an interview with Mr. Zimmerman to give him a chance to tell his side of the story,”
That pretty much tells it all. George wants to have his side of the story told. Not sure that is a good idea at this point and maybe should just be quiet but I can understand where he is coming from. I Sean would be a good one to give out his side of the story to. Maybe even Greta.
Kinda li dark like wetting yourself wearing a pair of dark trousers.
Gives you a nice warm feeling, but nobody seems to notice.
Kinda like dark wetting yourself wearing a pair of dark trousers.
Gives you a nice warm feeling, but nobody seems to notice.
Serious mistakes being made by Zimmerman. When you are facing charges like this you have NO Advocates except for your Attorneys. Not the police, not the media, and not even smiling conservative talk show host, and defiantly not those reading your comments on your web site. Talk To Nobody without your attorneys present. Too many people think the Miranda Rights are meant for the guilty. That is dead wrong.
Zimmerman should have watched this video
Dont Talk to the Police. In praise ofs the Fifth Amendment Right to Not Be a Witness Against Yourself.
The problem with that advice is that there is something else on the line and that’s him being lynched. So he has to fight for his freedom in the courts but fight for his life with the public.
I’ve seen that video before and generally I do agree with it. And it has paid off for me and my family when falsely accused
THIS———> Too many people think the Miranda Rights are meant for the guilty. That is dead wrong. <———THIS
First time we’ve ever been in full accord I believe.
That was my thought also.
I am beginning to believe that George Zimmerman is starting to crack under the pressure and is making critical errors in judgement. He needs help, from people who believe in his side of the story. I’m sure that he deeply regrets taking the life of Trayvon Martin but he was placed in a position where he felt threatened and acted upon it. The fact alone that he has been tried and convicted in the MEDIA with out a trial would be enough to anyone over the edge. He really does need help.
Yes. And/or possibly to see if there’s some money to be had by coming on the show. The guy is going to need money in a bad way. He’ll have trouble ever getting work again and may have to move out of the U.S. just to be able to live without the constant threat of being killed.
If George Zimmerman truly believed he was acting in self-defense, he should have gotten out way ahead of this story by giving an impassioned statement of some kind.
Not necessarily an interview. But a read statement in which he looks into a camera and emphatically declares that he was being attacked and his life was in danger. He should have challenged those who are jumping to conclusions to put themselves in his shoes and imagine what they would have done if they were being beaten and feared for their lives.
In this unique case, he should already be trying to make a positive impression on his potential jurors. He has many advantages that he and his supposed lawyers were not using.
While I support his decision to go into hiding, he has not handled this matter well. In a situation like this, he should make an emphatic plea that he is innocent.
My only guess is that he was asked by the investigators to lay low. But he should not trust them one bit. They are going to throw him to the wolves. He will be a political sacrificial lamb.
This is not the time for Zimmerman to be “going rogue” either. He needs to hire a competent attorney (not the two bozos he had been working with) to help him.
What’s Jose Baez up to? LOL
Jose has already commented publicly in favor of Zimmerman. I’ve known Jose for 20a yrs. This case is right up his ally. Wouldn’t be a difficult case to win. Just a media circus.
Hannity was almost as guilty of the rest of the press, in the beginning. He was all hung up on Zimmerman continuing to “pursue” Martin after being asked not to. Which we now know that Zimmerman did STOP following Martin.
I tweeted, emailed Hannity to death, criticizing him for being so brutally uninformed on this case. How he was an embarrassment to Conservatives by jumping on the liberal media bandwagon.
He “claims” to have taken a position of not “rushing to judgment”. This was a throw away line, a life preserver, he used in case he turned out to be wrong about indicting Zimmerman. As it turns out, he's lucky to have done so since now he is clinging to that life preserver and pointing out often how he “from the beginning was not rushing to judgment”. Actually he did, and is a hypocrite now.
I will give him credit for being one of the first to do a 180.
You are welcome Sean. You can, by extension, thank me for the Zimmerman “get”. Again you are welcome.
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