Butler County Times Gazette
Legally, although perhaps not morally, justice seems to have been done in the Zimmerman case
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By Pat Cunningham
July 14, 2013 11:10 a.m.



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On Facebook this morning, one of my “friends” said the jury verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman “should be a lesson to all those thugs out there.”

Stupid reactions like that are not uncommon, of course, among the right-wingers who are figuratively dancing on Trayvon Martin’s grave in the wake of the acquittal of the man who shot and killed him.

Martin was not a thug. But neither, in a strict legal sense, is Zimmerman a murderer — or even a manslaughterer.

When the jury in the Zimmerman case began its deliberations the other day, I said HERE that ...

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