From Pine View Farm

George Zimmerman: “To God Be the Glory” 3

What is it about whack jobs and God?

Emphasis added.

“I feel like it was all God’s plan,” he told conservative talk show host Sean Hannity in Zimmerman’s first interview since the shooting.

Toward the end of the hourlong interview, however, Zimmerman backtracked on that statement.

I do wish there was something, anything I could have done that wouldn’t have put me in a position where I would have had to take a life,” he said. “I do want to tell everyone I’m sorry that this happened. I hate to think that because of this incident, because of my actions, it has polarized, divided America. I’m truly sorry.”

Perhaps he could have started by not stalking the innocent black kid.

I think I shall be ill.


Note the linguistic passive voice framing which implies that somehow Zimmerman had nothing whatsoever to do with actually pulling the damn trigger.

Sounds like a corporate press release.

Zimmerman’s tale of what happened doesn’t pass the WTF! test.


Chauncey Devega finds the lesson of the interview:

Unfortunately, for many people who live in a society where political ideology and racial attitudes form a type of Gordian knot, they see justice for Trayvon Martin through a lens which views all people of color, and young blacks in particular, as perpetual suspects whose lives, citizenship, and safety are contingent and not absolute.


This is the source of their love for Zimmerman, and sincere rage at his arrest and prosecution. If anything, the murder of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman should have just been a minor inconvenience for all involved–except of course the victim, his family, and community. He is just a black anyway, so what’s the big deal? They die everyday in America and no one cares either way.



  1. Karen

    July 19, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    A friend of mine sent me a text when she found out that was going to be on. My reply, sarcastic as it was: “Comedy routine in action”. That dirt bag should rot in prison.

  2. Frank

    July 19, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    It does amaze (and disgust) me how freely they pin the rap on God.

  3. Karen

    July 19, 2012 at 4:15 pm

    Like that cretin had no control of his actions. Yeah, right