Thursday, July 18, 2013

Was the Trayvon Martin case at heart just a local shooting that has been escalated to national prominence by outsider agendas?

The following essay by a professor at the Cardozo School of Law seems to suggest something like this.

I am reminded of Thomas Wolfe's novel "The Bonfire of the Vanities," in which a wealthy investment banker is involved in a hit-and-run killing of a promising kid from the Bronx.  Wolfe is masterful in demonstrating how the prosecutors, the mayor's office, the news media and a host of third parties interjected themselves into the case in order to pursue their own agendas.

There was also a film:

The Zimmerman trial begins to look like an example of life imitating art.

Just look at some of the groups that are using the case to further their own agendas:
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