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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Legally, although perhaps not morally, justice seems to have been done in the Zimmerman case
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
July 14, 2013 11:11 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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