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Robert Zimmerman, Jr., brother of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, is on a media offensive, with definite emphasis on the offensive, to defend his brother with racists attacks on his brother's victim. That includes a Twitter campaign in which he repeatedly tweets images of Trayvon Martin along with those of a young, black man who's been detained in Georgia for the murder of an infant.
Both pictures feature the young men flipping the middle finger at the camera, with the caption “A picture speaks a thousand words…Any questions?”
Zimmerman has, thus far, tweeted the comparison to the Anthony half of Opie and Anthony, Michael Moore, the NAACP, and a Breitbart News editor, as well as the NRA. If Zimmerman’s point is that anyone who uses that gesture is a murderer, then they’re going to have to arrest the entire Garden State Parkway. If you suspect that wasn’t his point, you might be right.
To make absolutely sure that his point was being made, Zimmerman also tweeted out this:
Lib media shld ask if what these2 black teens did 2 a woman&baby is the reason ppl think blacks mightB risky
Yep, Trayvon Martin, with his iced tea and his Skittles, was a woman and baby killer just waiting to strike. Because an entirely different young black man caught on camera making the same obscene gesture is an alleged baby-killer. If you're young, black, and happen to have a middle finger, that's all Robert Zimmerman needs to declare you "risky," and, presumably, worth being shot by someone like his brother.
Originally posted to Joan McCarter on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 12:44 PM PDT.