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The Zimmerman Soap Opera

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In a better world we should never have been subjected to the Zimmerman trial.
But politically motivated prosecutors in Florida turned a local tragedy into a race crime, and then the media turned a murder trial into a primetime soap opera.
The trial accusing George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin wasn’t about seeking justice. It was a ginned-up, politically motivated morality play presented on the national media stage.
Even the president helped with the pre-trial publicity, saying, “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon.”
The Zimmerman soap opera couldn’t have been written any better. Zimmerman ...

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