Newt did the same thing, http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-george-zimmerman-20120323,0,6326075.story
HERE is what Newt said last night on CNN when Piers Morgan tried ti bait HIM into an opinion on the shooting:
I don’t hear Newt saying ANYTHING even CLOSE to what Ricky said. In fact he handled it WAY better by evading the trap Morgan tried to coax him into that Ricky fell in.
Not quite as bad, but I acknowledged the foolishness: