Thursday, March 29, 2012

Where Does The Left Get Its Facts On The Trayvon Martin Case?

1.  Skittles and Ice Tea.  One key part of the narrative of the Martin shooting is that Skittles and Arizona Ice Tea were being carried by Martin.  This ABC News report is typical: “He [Martin] has no weapons on him, only a pack of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea.”  The Sanford Police incident report makes no mention of finding such items.  What is the source of this fact that Skittles and a bottle of ice tea were found with Martin?

2. Hoody.  The Hoody has become the symbol of protests, based on the assertion that Zimmerman found Martin suspicious because he was wearing a hoody.  But the audio tape (language warning) in which Zimmerman mentions a hoody is clear that a hoody was mentioned only after Zimmerman had described why Martin was suspicious, and in response to a later question by the 911 operator as to what the suspicious person was wearing.  What is the source of this fact that Zimmerman found the wearing of a hoody suspicious?


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