Skip to comments.Obama: Trayvon Martin ‘could have been me 35 years ago’...(Here we go again!)
Posted on 07/19/2013 11:50:37 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
President Barack Obama, breaking his silence on the George Zimmerman acquittal, said Friday that many African-Americans believe that both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different if Trayvon Martin had been white. You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this could have been my son, Obama said somberly during a surprise appearance in the White House briefing room. Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago. In searingly personal terms, Obama described his personal experience with race-based prejudice. There are very few African-American men in this country who havent had the experience of being followed when they were shopping in a department store -- that includes me, he said.
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Tell us about the 13 month old boy, Antonio West who was shot in the face, Obama.
i think barry is exactly like trayvon.
He’s such a tease.
Then would have never heard of Barry Soetoro , Barack Obama, etc etc etc ,80 more times
Pathetic. But maybe he and Zim can have a beer and discuss Zim getting his iron back.
In searingly personal terms...Obama is full of crap!
Did he pound a Hispanic’s head into the pavement too?
Jesse Jackson said he’d feel relieved if he was followed by whites.
Obama delivered the talking points. If Martin had been armed, he would have been justified in shooting Zimmerman. But he was a good little boy who didn’t think he needed a gun. I didn’t think I could detest obama more. The more I detest him, the more I detest those who voted for him and continue to support him. I know there are so many people who will say “He’s wrong about this, but....”
Will just one politician come out and condemn obama for this and stand with the Zimmermans? One?
Without lying and affirmation action - he’s right - it could have been him. The same hatred is there. He’s only bashing whitey now with a suit and not a hoodie.
Obama was a dope smoking, thuggish, thief. And he still is.
That's not really fair to St. Trayvon.
I don't think he smoked that much dope.
He needs to keep stirring the flames of hate...racism....what an SOB.
The man is an agitator through and through. Trying to conjure up images of him ending up the same way as trayvon in peoples minds. Low down dirty politicking “how can i keep all my other scandals out of the news” b.s.
So where is any politician to speak up against this BS?
I did not know that the president might have assualted a neighborhood watch person 35 years ago.
Obama hates Whites AND Hispanics.
How about that.
Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.
Was he smoking weed, drinking lean and jacking jewelry as a teen?
As always, it’s about Obama.
Big difference. Treyvon was worried about a white homo coming after him. Dumbo only dreams about that.
Everyday I can’t believe this Dipwad is running the country!
I am so sick of his lying crap. All his life he has been the beneficiary of being Black. He had no reason to rise above being a common laborer if he had been White.
In his own words, YES. This man is a criminal!
The man is as seditious as Yevgrav Zhivago and Rasputin combined. Throw in some Trotsky for good measure and top with Lenin.
This man wants a race war.
10,000 BLACK MALES have been Murdered by BLACK MALES SINCE Trayvon was shot!
Not sure beating the white on black or rather White/Latino on Black crime dead horse is the burning issue of the day.
That is if Trayvon were a homosexual.
Skulking around with backpacks full of stolen merchandise, peeking in windows, afraid of homosexual rape, jumping “da man” and smashing in his nose, chooming all the time? Well, the last one certainly tracks.
So white people are never followed while shopping in a Department store. What a Jerk Off we have as President.
Smoking weed and getting punked by his homo nanny.
Just when I thought I had reached my capacity for loathing, the turd in the white house managed to increase my capacity.
Thank goodness the America of 2048 won't have to suffer the same way that we have.
35+17 would make him 52 when Trayvon died which would put his birth year as 1960 and make him 53 this year. hmmmmmm
And Jews. Don’t forget that element.
Have a good time in Martha's Vineyard!
The Obama Express Race Card. Don’t leave home without it.
Obama has foot in mouth disease, or is that hoof in mouth?
It’s always about him...isn’t it??? What a self righteous SOB!
Except for skittles bam bam goes for the coke and weed.
“That is if Trayvon were a homosexual.”
If Shantay(or whatever her name is) was my friend girl I might consider the switch
Politically, this should hurt the president.
According to a recent poll, only 21% thought this was a case of racial profiling. About 58% thought it was not a case of profiling, remainder with no opinion.
I would guess, then, that only racist black agitation types, and the MSNBC crowd want to see Eric Holder file civil right charges against Zimmerman. It could set off a political firestorm if he does, which could in turn interfere with the other political objectives of the president.
does he really want to go there, especially as we are all learning more about how Trayvon was a gang banger in training????? And that this incident was hardly a case of an innocent black boy just walking home????
Way to bring the country together jerk!
Pray for America to Wake Up
Guess, whatever takes the focus off
Your IRS chief, directing illegal activity against conservs
Gagging Benghazi survivors to coverup your ineptness.
Holders organization PAYING to stir up protest against Zimmerman.
And Whatever mid east War you happen to engaging in. Give the Nobel back, while your at it.
So Obama was burglarizing homes and mugging people at night 35 years ago?
President Barack Obama, breaking his silence on the George Zimmerman acquittal, said Friday that many African-Americans believe that both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different if Trayvon Martin had been white.We're not living in the South during Reconstruction, Mr. President.
The scenario you're describing has already occurred; the "outcome" was exactly the same. The "aftermath", however, was totally different.