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George Zimmerman’s Brother Says Obama Bullied His Family…a White President Wouldn’t Have Done That

by Yvette Carnell

George Zimmerman, the self-appointed vigilante who murdered unarmed teen Trayvon Martin,  was recently denied an extension in robert-zimmermanthe Trayvon Martin murder trial. And although George Zimmerman hasn’t had much to say since his interview with Hannity, his brother Robert Zimmerman is talking, and placing responsibility for how the world reacted to George Zimmerman’s actions on the shoulders of President Obama.

In an interview with right wing blog BreitbartRobert Zimmerman blames Obama for saying that if he had a son, that would look like Trayvon Martin. In Zimmerman’s mind, that mild analogy was considered racially inflammatory rhetoric. Here’s what Robert Zimmerman said during the interview:

“Here was this president, from the backdrop of the Rose Garden, making comments about someone based on his skin color. I think we felt bullied, we were a little let down initially, and that disappointment grew because if you don’t have the support of at least the law on your side, of the most powerful man in the Western Hemisphere reminding the world that it is entitled to watch, reminding Americans that the world is watching and that we will get through this with due process, but instead bringing up statements about his skin color … it was alarming to say the least.”

He continued: “I don’t think a white president would have been able to get away with the same thing from the Rose Garden in an election season.”

There is little discussion, of course, as to how George Zimmerman inflamed racial tensions by racially profiling Trayvon Martin, following him, and eventually shooting Trayvon in the heart and killing him.

Robert Zimmerman also expressed his fear that even when this trial is over, his brother won’t be safe:

“There’s not been a legal resolution in this matter. And even the day that there is legal resolution in this matter, the day that happens I don’t think that every single fear of some kind of retribution will simply just go way, but we’re coping as bets we can, day by day.”

Yvette Carnell is a former Capitol Hill and campaign staffer turned writer. She is currently an editor and contributor to Yourblackworld. You can reach Yvette via Twitter @YvetteDC or on Facebook.

 

 


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20 comments

  1. Trayno was a thug he wasn’t a kid he was 6’2
    Drug addict and loved violence it was a matter of
    Time before he ended up dead

  2. When Trayvon got hunted down like a dog I felt powerless in my community so I just went to the store and bought the BIGGEST bag of skittles I could find. The cashier knew just what I was trying to say.

  3. IF he stuffs himself like a hog who’s fault is that.Then lies around doing nothing.Yep you are going to gain weight .He was not the thinnest person anyway.

  4. can this idiot,Zimmerman see our comments. don’t waste breath…you’re being charged for it by commenting on crap.

  5. His brother gz will know all about bullies when he hears those cells clang shut. He will meet ALL THE BIG BUCK BUFF BULLIES. I can see his letters now…..”dear penthouse, I never thought it could happen to me”

  6. why isn’t George dead yet? that’s all I want to know.

  7. Wait, did he actually fix his mouth to say, “…we felt bullied, we were…let down…if you don’t have the support of at least the law on your side…but instead bringing up statements about his skin color”!?! Correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t his father a judge in the county where he/his brother reside? Didn’t law enforcement pretty much dismiss this as a homicide and Zimmerman was never arrested and charged with a crime initially??? They were “alarmed” by the President’s response! *NEWSFLASH* We were alarmed and disappointed that the Zimmermans with their law enforcement ties thought it was okay to bully a child because of the color of his skin, then kill him with impunity!!! Funny how fools can try to twist the logic of rational minds. We know better. The President’s comments were not racially inflammatory, his brother’s actions were.

  8. Sounds to me
    like Zimmerman is playing “the race card”

  9. What?? Ok, it is due time for the Martins to come out and set these Decrepit species in their place! Enough is Enough!!

  10. Just saying, Grant, I thoroughly agree with every word you said. I would venture to say that most white folks know you’re speaking the truth as well but most won’t admit it.

  11. First he tried the minority card saying they are part Mexican and that didn’t work so now he trying to get the white people who hate Obama to come to thier aide……..THIS GUY!!! NEXT!

  12. What’s the matter? Did “mean ole Obama” hurt the poor wittle Zimmerman’s feelings after George hunted a young black teenager like an animal and shot and murdered him? Play the victim much?

  13. Just another smoke and mirrors. He and his bother need to sit down and remain very, very quite for at least the next 250 years!

  14. This Zimmerman clan is made up of clowns and gross fools. Lucky your damn brother is still alive. In some societies he’d have been long buried w/his victim! You have the blood of an innocent child in your dirty hands, yet walk around shamelessly pointing fingers looking for blames! Shame on you f*cking Zimmermans and shame on the system that lets your damned brother still walk around :(

  15. The President had not saying nothing to or your family just stop your lying.

  16. Words cannot describe the heartbreak of a loving family like Travonn Martin’s. You have the audacity to speak about President Obama speaking up about a child that had his whole life ahead of him and it just snatched away by your crazy,deranged, psychotic,wannabe a police brother. How about a whole nation want to do more than just “bully” that freaking nut. HELL IS STILL HOT AND WAITIN FOR YOUR A.. GEORGE!!! and Lord forgive me me but I have not a ounce of empathy for George Z. People like him need to be punish to the highest degree of the law..and by the way if Our President had a son he would favor immensely like Trayvon. RIP TRAYVON A NATION WANTS JUSTICE FOR YOUR LIFE and I pray this stops happening to
    our black children.

  17. The comment President Obama made had nothing to do with color! Damn the whole family are idiots his brother is getting what he deserves and the best is yet to come. He need to have a conversation with his racist brother who shot an unarmed man after police told his dumb ass not to follow him! $itch PLEASE!!

  18. I didnt hear not one thing about the president mentioning anything about race or skin color, he just stated the obvious. I cant believe that these ppl have absolutely no remorse for this family who lost their child by doing absolutely doing nothing wrong. WTF?

  19. The MEDIA needs to stop giving this fool PLATFORM to spit his foolishness. He and his brother were not even speaking when this crime happen. Now all of a sudden they are as one…BULLS**T! And now they feel bullied… take a look at your brother, that’s the BULLY… Now look at this FOOL http://newsone.com/2186779/todd-kincannon-trayvon-martin/ Now tell me who’s being bullied, this peoples are as crazy as crazy can get, and we are suppose to sit back and take it. STOP GIVING THESE FOOLS AIRTIME!

  20. So you rub elbows with right-winger haters and then come looking for sympathy from those of us that don’t racially profile and murder innocent young men? Fuck you, and your piece of shit brother.

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