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On the back cannot -- out even before the Zimmerman trial began some of the mainstream media had already declared the defendant guilty men and what was even more troubling.
A racially charged narrative was scripted without any Trace of evidence to back that up the most blatant example was.
By -- orchestrated by the so called journalists over NBC news who deceptively edited a 911 call those plays by Zimmerman.
To make it sound like he would racially profile trade -- -- How moments after the not guilty verdict was handed down the Zimmerman defense team had very strong words for the mainstream media watch.
Two systems run against -- -- that he had he can't understand.
You guys the media.
He was like -- patient in an operating table.
Web mad scientists were -- experiments on him and he had no anesthesia.
He didn't know why he was suited to this monster request that you guys had a lot to do is that you just did.
Where she took a story.
That was fed to you.
And you ran with it and you granted right over him.
And that was horrid to him.
And still in the studio we continue -- Zimmerman defense attorneys Mark O'Meara and on west I was glad you did that because they were guilty of this.
-- Charlie war -- you look at this in the beginning what happened was they didn't know any better.
Because they were given it well crafted story -- -- -- with a picture of a twelve year old child.
And -- 275 -- -- -- amendment and they gave a great narrative that that person.
Had to kill this young black child of twelve -- it was just fantasy was this completely made up.
And unfortunately the -- ran with because it was so compelling a story I I'm hoping.
That the media has now learned there will never happen again but you look at the -- -- -- you -- not do what.
The journalists are taught to do fifty years ago.
The -- sources and vetted out Richard jewel he fit the profile of the lone bomber after all we live whose mother I was one case of Duke Lacrosse case was another recent example -- Let's talk about the president of the United States if I had a son he would look like trademark.
His only reaction of the verdict is well let's talk about gun control.
-- the first comment.
I really think -- he also bought hook line and sinker although he's got the best research team in the universe.
He bought that part one think -- because if he would actually vetted out if he looked at the real pictures of George Zimmerman -- pictures -- trade on Martin before he made that comment.
I don't think he would -- me to comment.
Having done that and having sort of now use the power of its office for that purpose he really had an opportunity when the verdict came down.
To rebalance things to say look it jury heard this case they decide -- case and he is an innocent man who -- self defense.
That's take this lesson and move forward positively instead he sort of suggest again.
Gun control needs to be revisited George -- used that gun.
Properly after waiting 45 seconds why not acknowledge that you know what was your reaction -- -- are enacted in lawful self defense did what he had the absolute right to do to save his own life.
And he did.
This wasn't a hate crime.
If it had been a hate crime he would have been prosecuted for hate crime.
Buying the state.
Prosecutor that exists under Florida law.
To suggest even now after the verdict speaks so loudly that this is still an issue it's very troubling I agree with mark.
The opportunity was there.
To speak strongly about what this jury's verdict really sets.
What do you think about Eric Holder in the news of the day that they're considering reopening what had been open -- for a civil rights charges against George.
This started a year ago and it brought down the FBI -- -- a full investigation whether or not George Zimmerman.
Violated trade on -- and civil rights they talked about forty witnesses we have all of its own discovery.
And every -- those witnesses said -- and meek mild guy without a racist bone in his body.
And we always have that information I think the suggestion that they're going to look at it is just placating those people who they wanna placate.
To believe that there's still some investigation going on didn't George Zimmerman and date.
A black woman at the politic one -- problem comment and didn't didn't need that -- there.
Black children on weekends at the time this happened here is between two young black children even though they've matching program had been disbanded he kept it up.
He had black children living with him in his home from the time -- six -- congress twelfth he did bring up black girl from Barbados I think to the prom.
And he was a guy you went after senator PD when they didn't do enough when this -- where -- black homeless guy was beat up by the white cop.
Know a lot of people in the country tried to make this all about race.
And and black -- why.
-- in George Hispanic.
You know he's white Hispanic white Hispanic or to -- Hispanic self alleged Hispanic I've read I think in the case self proclaimed I think it was standard but the story was written.
Before they realized she was Hispanic so they had that you -- change -- the story to acknowledge their fault.
They change -- -- when you were called white Hispanic what are the unanswered questions both of you have.
After this case is there anything you wanna know about this case I have -- one question I'm just asking maybe what you have.
Yeah I do I mean I have my suspicions I would love to have a crystal ball to know precisely what.
The impetus for this prosecution was a note I think it was however like to see.
Some -- some email -- documents my suspicions because I have no idea why they took an absolutely.
Obvious self defense case.
And turns it into a case that.
Though they thought it would do some period in a strange way.
Ended up dividing the country with its gonna take us years to get past is -- an inverted when it was a just verdict and we can't have.
The opportunity for the conversations we should have about.
Other things wrong with the justice system.
On what is there one I would like to know myself why did train -- Feel the need to punch George and then get on top of I don't know -- why did that happen I don't know.
We know that he had plenty of time to think about it I think the evidence proved conclusively.
That they were about four minutes in between the time that it was clear from the testimony that tree -- on Martin ran.
And essentially lost George Zimmerman and then four minutes later the confrontation took place what went through -- and Martin's mind.
We don't know except he made a conscious decision to engage and he had to go somewhere and come back we're simply wait around for George Zimmerman to get off the phone.
And that's it in many respect to be vulnerable there.
What do you make this to the NAACP.
Comments that have been made and the violence in Oakland LA and other cities what do you make of of that.
I'm troubled by for a couple reasons one it's divide the country and -- is evidence -- a failure to trust the system.
That we have to trust we have to believe in our criminal justice system so that people will still use it and people would trust him and if they don't.
Then then we get back into the type of justice industries that we shouldn't do that very word about -- what do you think of the comment you've you've kind of dismissed it closing creepy ass crack of what does that tell you though in your mind.
Not I followed this this and again I think that's -- seventeen year old talking and I'm OK with that I said wars and are seventeen and probably should have set I don't know.
I don't know if that meant that there was a racial -- to that it could be argued yes but I think that -- on Martin was.
Didn't know what was going on I don't think George Zimmerman fully knew what -- always doing I don't think trade Ron Martin -- knew what -- was doing.
But the one who reacted most improperly with violence.
Seemingly was -- bond market now what did you think of Rachel -- tell was their star witness any thoughts.
-- -- I think that she was in a position where she didn't want to be involved in this case at all.
If I had a crystal ball I think her mom and this is Fulton had a conversation where her mom said words like.
You go tell that -- what happened to her son now.
Their daughter into it she -- -- modified and sort of glossed over her testimony in order make it more palatable to the mom.
As she did of course in the initial interview you -- interview with mr.
crop I was crazy well it worse than that because you can almost.
-- -- mr.
Clinton know what else to do with that it happens again with mr.
Delhi on who allow us.
A -- take place on the -- With the crying mom of the decedent right next to the winds did you think it was -- a lot of people commented on both the walk through that George did with the police.
And then the interview that he did with me and that the prosecution.
Story in his own voice in twice in -- helpful to your defense.
Net plus there's any negative to that video is pretty powerful isn't it.
George Herman told his story for the world to see and told it to -- -- Yeah powerful stuff and then didn't -- that the prosecutors in the end said it was cowardly for George Zimmerman not to take the stand and I'm like.
He told the story twice you introduce it -- evidence how dare they denigrate.
The jury verdict in this case by suggesting anything other than it was a just verdict did -- comment in my interview about God's will does a religious person I know that everybody kind of in my as a Christian believes that's -- well let's a state that's that's a state of mind.
Did that worry you because they kept harping on it.
I've said it several times from across my mom my dad and my sister you have to when you don't.
Understand why something happened when you can't -- why something happened.
And you're Christian or Catholic or more religious you say it's God's plan which means I think I don't know why it happened but I want to accepted.
It can -- somewhat insensitive with the people who want to consists of just as insensitive but that's -- -- which was.
Our last question I have to ask you know you how does my job.
Do you regret the knock knock joke that got so much attention yes.
You you want to say yes society I regret having not told it better.
I do you regret he sold it it's no well yes he does he shake it has -- yeah I say what the objective was to get no death.
The -- -- the objective was if you.
Heard what the prosecutor said in the way he said that the passion the glaring the staring the condemnation.
Of raw appeal to emotion.
I couldn't follow that act I had -- there had to be a disconnect so that the jury would think of something else other than what he had just said which I knew they couldn't prove.
I'm not only to fight it out after dinner and I thank you both style driven greens and regulations on very hard -- case in the very difficult circumstances -- instruments fixes like coming up the rhetoric.
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