Zimmerman Not Guilty

Jared Taylor, American Renaissance, July 14, 2013

Plenty of reasons not to celebrate.

Five white women and an apparent Hispanic have acquitted George Zimmerman on all counts. The facts and the law clearly required that they do so. However, this is a just conclusion only to a case that should never have been brought, and that casts a harsh and damning light on black race hustlers, crazed white liberals, and a vilely irresponsible media.

Let us not forget what the public first heard about this case. Last March 26, the Los Angeles Times included the following in what it called “facts not in contention:”

“Volunteer neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman pursued and then gunned down the unarmed 17-year-old last month, and never faced arrest because police said there was no evidence to contradict his claim that he fired in self-defense.” The Times had not one word about Mr. Zimmerman being thrown to the ground, punched in the face, and smashed against concrete.

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It was the “pursued and gunned down” fantasy—along with the enterprising spirit of all race hustlers—that prompted Ben Jealous of the NAACP to say: “We’ve got to get Mr. Zimmerman behind bars. . . . People need to know if their son or daughter is stalked and killed in cold blood, that their killer will be put behind bars.” Stalked and killed in cold blood.

Jesse Jackson fretted that “blacks are under attack,” and said that Martin was “a martyr, murdered, and martyred.” This was the nonsense that sent crowds of blacks and pea-brained liberals into the streets, wearing hoodies and brandishing Skittles.

Now, thanks to media that gave the case saturation coverage in hope of a conviction, the facts are clear. As Mr. Zimmerman’s lawyer Don West said last night on CNN, if his client had been black he would never have been charged, and that a guilty verdict would have been a “travesty.” Mr. Zimmerman’s other lawyer Mark O’Mara, in an after-thought answer at the end of the same interview, put the blame right where it belonged. It was the media—“you,” he said—who injected “civil rights” into a case that was never about anything but self defense.

Mr. O’Mara didn’t get that quite right. It wasn’t ever about “civil rights.” It was about black con men and their white sycophants bending and even breaking the facts to fit their one-and-only conception of race: White evil and black virtue.

This was really no more than a huge “racism” hoax, just like the dozens that are shoved under the carpet every year. Except that this time, the con men and their sycophants overplayed their hand. Just as in the Duke lacrosse team rape hoax, they got national media attention and were eventually exposed as vindictive frauds.

But it is not that hard to imagine a guilty verdict, and I think only one thing prevented it: Jury sequestration. Would those six ladies have held out for the truth if they had not been kept away from the Internet? There were plenty of threats of violence in the case of an acquittal, and there are already reports of “Justice for Travon” rioting in Oakland, California. I suspect that it was only because they were locked away with the evidence that they were able to deliberate rationally.

The disgusting truth is that the more blacks riot, the better their chances of getting a verdict they like if there is a federal or civil suit against Mr. Zimmerman. The first jury that heard the case against the police officers who beat Rodney King acquitted them. The second jury—terrified by riots that left 53 people dead—convicted them.

And, of course, the NAACP is already egging on its pals at the Justice Department to file a federal case against Mr. Zimmerman. Eric Holder, undoubtedly the most rabidly anti-white cabinet member in American history, could very well oblige.

In fact, Mr. Holder’s boys have been crawling over this case for months. Mr. Zimmerman’s brother says they have already grilled three dozen of George Zimmerman’s friends and acquaintances about his racial views. Fortunately for George, he appears to be clean as a whistle. But what if the feds had found traces of AmRen or Vdare on his computer? What if he owned a copy of The Bell Curve? Just ask Paula Deen whether that would have made a difference.

Judge Debra Steinberg Nelson refused to admit Trayvon Martin’s tweets about guns and fighting. If Mr. Zimmerman had been a commenter on this website, do you think she would have excluded that?

Today, in America, it is not your actions by which you will be judged. If Mr. Zimmerman had been a certifiable “racist,” his bloody nose and lacerated head would have made no difference. He would have gone to jail.

And, of course, for those who refuse to see, the verdict and the evidence make no difference. In an article called “White Supremacy Acquits George Zimmerman,” the Nation says that the mostly-white jury’s verdict was “crystal-clear illustration of the way white supremacy operates in America.” I wonder if The Nation has ever heard the expression “racial profiling.”

But let us imagine that this article is right, and that those ladies were completely blinded to the truth by their race. It would be that much more evidence that race can never be made not to matter, that multi-racialism can never succeed.

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Jared Taylor
Jared Taylor is the editor of American Renaissance and the author of White Identity: Racial Consciousness in the 21st Century.
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