How to Lose a Boyfriend Murder Case in 10 Days: Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman
By Dennis Loo (7/9/13)
The prosecution of Trayvon Martin’s murderer George Zimmerman is not going well – despite the fact that Zimmerman was stalking Martin before he shot him and despite the fact that the DNA evidence disproves Zimmerman’s story that Trayvon was beating him up and had grabbed his gun in his hand. There was no DNA of Zimmerman under Trayvon’s fingernails and forensics found no physical evidence that Trayvon ever touched the gun.
It looks like Zimmerman’s going to get away with murder of yet another black man, killed because of his color. This would be an outrage on top of the murder itself. This is part of a larger pattern and bigger, systemic problem.
The prosecutors have done what is not uncommon in cases such as this: taken a dive.