Why Do I Care About George Zimmerman?

Let’s get this out of the way: George Zimmerman is not guilty.

I don’t say this because I’m racist or anti-justice, and certainly not because of what I’ve read in the media, but because George was tried by a jury of his peers and found NOT GUILTY.

Our country enjoys a unique privilege granted to us by Article III Section 2 of the Constitution to a trial by a jury of our peers.

Those peers, 6 women, heard the facts of the case, as presented to the best of their ability by the prosecution and defense, and found George Zimmerman not guilty.

That’s it. End of story. Goodbye.

What truly infuriates me is the Nancy Graces of the media playing this sick game of supposition and inference that is not only unethical and disgusting, but truly a masterful game of passing sweeping judgement from conjecture. And what’s worse is they’ve gotten the public to buy into it.

#NOJUSTICE is a thing. Google George Zimmerman and one of the first hits is an article from USA Today titled “Celebs react to George Zimmerman verdict.

Are you fucking serious?

What is this? The media feeding frenzy hasn’t been this fervent since the Casey Anthony trial. Everyone seems to want to crucify George, for no other reason than the media told them to. I’m reminded of a certain Monty Pyton skit…

Why in the world should we care anyway? Some guy killed some kid over…something. What does it matter? Just because one of them was half white and the other was all black?

Bullshit.

What we should be paying attention to is our slowly eroding foreign relations as a result of the Snowden leaks and US bullying. You know, stuff that actually matters.

Our government has just been revealed to be unconstitutionally spying on an unprecedented, worldwide scale, and we’re all hot and bothered because some guy isn’t going to hang? Some people have even organized protests over the damn thing.

Please, Americans, get your heads right. Right now you look pretty pathetic.

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