Skip to comments.George Zimmerman Wasn’t on Trial —- We Were
Posted on 07/15/2013 11:37:39 AM PDT by SJackson
The media indictment of George Zimmerman had little to do with the Latino Obama supporter or with the man he shot. These two men, one in life and one in death, were exploited to tell a story about racism; even though the one thing that both the Zimmerman and the Martin families managed to agree on was that race was not the issue.
Race was not the issue when George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, but race was the story that the media insisted on telling. It was the story that everyone from Obama on down told and retold. And so the story stopped being about the need to determine what actually took place using eyewitnesses and forensic evidence, and instead became a toxic sinkhole of politically correct outrage and racial guilt.
The one thing that everyone knows about Martin and Zimmerman is the thing that matters least. Race. Based on George Zimmermans history, which included defending a black homeless man who had been a victim of police brutality, Trayvon Martins race would not have been a factor in his calculations. But the media was not interested in any of those things. The liberal narrative consists of a box labeled white racism that its activists have to fill from time to time. George Zimmerman was put into that box, not because of who he was or what motivated him, but because it was time to put someone in that box.
The race-baiting left had to tell its familiar story and they werent going to let anything get in the way of telling that story. They have to tell and retell that story because it establishes their moral authority to run our society and our lives.
The story is black and white with no room for ambiguities or gray areas. Its about race as martyrdom. Its about white guilt. The story is already written and the left is always looking to stick someones name in the empty space between White racist and Minority victim. The head of Stalins secret police once said, Show me the man and Ill find you the crime. The American left reverses that equation. They already know the crime. All they need is the man.
The goal of the rally organizers, the reporters putting their best face forward at the teleprompter and of Obama, rediscovering the son he never had, was not to indict or imprison George Zimmerman. That was a secondary or tertiary goal. It wasnt George Zimmermans freedom that they wanted to take away. It was our freedom.
The left does not indict or convict individuals. It indicts and convicts entire groups. Their show trials indict individuals for the crime of being a member of a class and then convict the entire class based on the trials of those individuals.
Zimmerman wasnt being indicted as one man, but as a representative of a group. It didnt matter that his appearance, his background and his motives did not fit the profile. He was indicted as a white racist. And by indicting him, the media was actually indicting the ordinary American for being part of a racist system that murders black youth. The system that they call America.
Trayvon Martin became every black teenager everywhere. George Zimmerman became every white man everywhere. The simplified portraits of both men transcended their identities and defined them solely by the medias construct of their races. They stopped being individuals and became characters in a familiar media story; White and Black, White Racist and Minority Victim.
Within the unreal world of the lefts race-baiting narrative, George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin were stripped of their identities and transformed into iconic figures in a crude story of America as a country where a white man can murder a black man and get away with it. This is the story that the left needs to constantly retell because it justifies their overreach of government power.
The Zimmerman verdict gives the left its final dramatic conclusion to the race-baiting narrative by establishing the guilt of the system and by extension the society that is run by that system. And that is what it had sought to accomplish all along.
The left isnt just out to indict George Zimmerman. Its out to indict all of us. It isnt just out to lock up George Zimmerman. Its out to lock up all of us. The prison in which it intends to lock us up is big. Its a 3.794 million square-mile prison for 314 million prisoners. The prison that they are building is meant to cover a country that used to be known as the United States.
The first goal of the Zimmerman case was to deepen racial divisions. That mission was undeniably accomplished. African-Americans walk away from the trial more certain than ever that the country is racist and that white people can get away with murder. There may be no race riots arising out of the verdict and even the hate crimes will likely be limited to a dozen violent attacks, but the deeper impact will be on a black community more resentful and more certain that the only thing standing between it and slavery is maintaining the absolute power of the Democratic Party.
It is no coincidence that the shooting of Trayvon Martin was elevated to prominence while both parties were preparing for a national election. The political work of the shooting was already done last year and the verdict wont reverse that. The Trayvon Martin shooting was used to fuel outrage and boost voter turnout in the black community.
The second goal was to give the Justice Department more leeway for intervening in local cases and to put local authorities on notice that such interventions can and will happen at any time. After intimidating local authorities into an arrest, an indictment and a trial, not to mention replacing their police chief, Holders DOJ has already accomplished its goal which was to treat every local police department like a subsidiary of federal law enforcement whose decisions can be overruled at any time.
Liberal race-baiting isnt about race in the same way that rape isnt about sex. Its about power.
The story of George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin was just the story that the left told millions of Americans to make their power grab possible. Any day now, they will find another way of telling the same story. The names will be different. The place may be thousands of miles away. But the story will be the same because the media will have found two more people to fit into its familiar race-baiting narrative.
George Zimmerman will have gone back to living his life, but we as Americans will be on trial once again.
And the story will begin again.
How do you like this, Nancy Grace now putting words in Zimmermans mouth. On national TV no less.
Calling Zimmermans lawyer. Chalk up yet another lawsuit.
I posted this on another thread, but it needs to be said here too.
Why can’t the right be creative and put together a video montage with a hip beat showing all the recent black on white violence that we have all seen on youtube and world star hip hop the last 5 years. Keep looping Obama saying “could look like me/my son” and holder “my people” over the racial black beatings caught on video and add shots of the small, page 14 hard to find buried articles of the same black on white violence.
Get some Channon Christian and Christopher Newsom coverage with descriptive details in the video and jam this racial crap down their throats every time they open their racist mouths.
It seems that your best course if you are being beaten by a black man is to try to cover yourself and hope he won’t kill you or leave you a vegetable. If you try to defend yourself the foolish public, media and black racists will make your life hell. The Martins have lost a son, but Mr. Zimmerman has also been tortured. People have to be blind, deaf or clueless to have such strong feelings against Zimmerman. Many blacks seem unable to see or hear anything but prejudice. They could do something worthwhile by telling their children why they should not attack anyone.
Both passed the trial . . . just barely.
Mmmm no, Zimmerman was on trial.
My life and livelihood was not in jeopardy, and neither was anyone else’s.
And it appears the feds and media won’t rest until they get their pound of flesh.
Poor guy needs to move to rural Texas and disappear.
Of course. It was a symbol, not a real thing. Facts didn’t matter. It was turned into every White killing every Black.
That's because they have been convinced by the Liberal/Marxist establishment that Whitey is out to get them and they have become racist to the core.
They believe GZ is guilty because they believe the system is rigged against them (this being the system that the Marxists want to destroy).
Furthermore, their churches, once strong in Christ have been co-opted by Black Liberation Theology (which is also a Marxist ideology which teaches hate...and not the Love of God).
This will not turn out well.
” Furthermore, their churches, once strong in Christ have been co-opted by Black Liberation Theology (which is also a Marxist ideology which teaches hate...and not the Love of God).”
Goo explanation of the reality.
I want the USA back ~:”It was a symbol, not a real thing. Facts didnt matter. It was turned into every White killing every Black.”
Nothing sybolic about it !
All the “race baiters”, sympathetic government officials, and race baiting organizations wanted a pound of flesh !
Now they have reversed the concept of “ MOB RULE !!” ,and lynching !
Politics and “race baiting” are not in the best interests of this country.
What they want is “AGENDA OVER JUSTICE “
Ya gotta keep the masses stirred up so they are not looking for jobs , and continue to stirr up the ‘VOTER BASE ‘ !!
The language in the Constitution about “three fifths” of a person is intended for nancy grace. So much of what is needed to make a complete person is missing within her husk.
The verdict is in. Not guilty. So now is the time for the left to show it has class and integrity. Now is the time for the left to admit they were wrong. Now is the time for the left to demonstrate to the world that they can admit they were wrong. The world is waiting.......
No, the proper response is the same as it always has been: Shoot the bastid. Just because the libs think they can roil up a whole community against you is no reason to go quietly into the night.
She needs to take her meds and watch this video - made by CNN no less - where they proved Zimmerman said “cold” and not the slur word she said.
Gosh, I’ve been thinking the same thing! If I had the know-how, I’d do it. If someone could splice together all the videos of blacks hitting, kicking, stomping, tripping, knocking whites over, etc., bam, bam, bam! And all the photos of white victims bloodied, lying in hospital beds, etc., pictures just coming at the screen, bam, bam, bam, it could be really effective.
I hope someone has been keeping track of all the stories, pictures and videos, because there have been a lot. There’s hardly a day goes by without a new one. I think such a video could be very effective.
In the words of the fictional Rafe McCawley... "Does my skin look pink to you?"
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