Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Choir Boy Martin Loses His Halo

This is so reminiscent of Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities, right down to the involvement of Al Sharpton, who is clearly the model for Wolfe's "Rev. Bacon."  The March 26, 2012 Sun-Sentinel reports on Trayvon Martin's history of suspensions from school:
SANFORD — Trayvon, who claimed that an unnamed friend had given him the jewelry, was not disciplined because of the discovery, but was instead suspended for graffiti, according to a Miami-Dade Schools Police report obtained by The Miami Herald.

Miami Gardens teenager Trayvon Martin was suspended from school in October in an incident in which he was found in possession of women’s jewelry and a screwdriver that a schools security staffer described as a “burglary tool,” The Miami Herald has learned.
It doesn't justify Martin's death, but it makes Zimmerman's claim of being attacked by Martin a lot more believable, doesn't it?

UPDATE: This guy has spent some time combing through Trayvon Martin's social media activities.  Martin was either a small scale drug dealer, or was trying very hard to give that impression.  The tattoos, the gold teeth, the gang signs in pictures of his friends, and a tweet that seems to indicate Martin attacked a bus driver, are making Zimmerman look more and more like the victim.  But will it matter?  Probably not.  Racism is at the core of America today--the need to portray every black person as a victim, and every white person as an oppressor.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Perhaps this will shed some more light on TM's character.

http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/26/the-daily-caller-obtains-trayvon-martins-tweets/

joated said...

"Racism is at the core of America today--the need to portray every black person as a victim, and every white person as an oppressor."

Zimmerman is half hispanic and only half white--just like our current president. Can we classify Obama as "white" and say he is oppressing the rest of America? Please?