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Zimmerman’s brother responds: Obama’s statement reinforced ‘mythology surrounding the case’

Posted By admin On July 20, 2013 @ 6:13 am In Commentary,Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Chuck Ross
Daily Caller [1]
July 20, 2013

Robert Zimmerman Jr., the brother of George Zimmerman, responded quickly Friday after President Obama’s surprise statement about the Trayvon Martin case.

“The president is reinforcing much of the mythology surrounding the case,” Zimmerman told The Daily Caller via phone immediately following the President’s afternoon statement.

While he disagreed with Obama’s characterization of some of the facts of the case, he agreed that much work needs to be done to improve the lot of black youth across the country.

President Obama said in the press conference, “When Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this could have been my son. Another way of saying that is Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.”

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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/19/zimmermans-brother-responds-obamas-statement-only-reinforced-mythology-surrounding-the-case/

[2] Defense to make its final case in Zimmerman trial: http://www.prisonplanet.com/defense-to-make-its-final-case-in-zimmerman-trial.html

[3] Police surveillance video of Zimmerman may show head injury: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-surveillance-video-of-zimmerman-may-show-head-injury.html

[4] How George Zimmerman Might Have Won the Trial on Day 5: http://www.prisonplanet.com/how-george-zimmerman-might-have-won-the-trial-on-day-5.html

[5] Twitter Account Gets Scrubbed In Zimmerman Case: http://www.prisonplanet.com/twitter-account-gets-scrubbed-in-zimmerman-case.html

[6] George Zimmerman and Barack Obama share same disapproval rating: http://www.prisonplanet.com/george-zimmerman-and-barack-obama-share-same-disapproval-rating.html

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