It's getting harder and harder to distinguish the National Review from World Nut Daily these days. Just look at this feverish mess from John Fund about the George Zimmerman trial.
It looks as if the trial of George Zimmerman on second-degree-murder charges will go to the jury today, but regardless of the verdict [ed. heads I win, tails you lose], the Justice Department has some questions to answer about its role in the pressure campaign leading up to his indictment.“My guess is that most Americans would rightly object to taxpayers paying government employees to help organize racially charged demonstrations,” says Tom Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch, in a statement on the group’s website.
Sadly, I am not surprised that Eric Holder’s Justice Department engaged in suspect activity in the Trayvon Martin case. Barack Obama frequently touted his experience as a “community organizer” during his 2008 campaign. The media gave him almost a complete pass on the more controversial parts of his record, especially his role as a top trainer and lawyer for the infamous Saul Alinsky–inspired group ACORN, which by 2008 had had many of its employees convicted of voter fraud.
How many wingnut G-spots did he hit in those two grafs? But I'm disappointed. No Black Panthers reference?
The fact is, the state attorney who was responsible for investing the Zimmeran case, Angela Corey, was appointed by Rick Scott and is a Republican. One of the prosecutors, Bernie de la Rionda, is a Cuban emigree who's received a commendation from the FBI. The other prosecutor, Assistant D.A. John Guy, has tried over 100 cases.
Does these people sound like a bunch of Alinskyite race-baiters to you?
But...the media didn't investigate Obama! ACORN! Community organizer! Blackblackblackityblack!
Look, the simple fact is if the roles were reversed here, and the shooter had been Trayvon Martin instead of Zimmerman, wingnuts like John Fund wouldn't be questioning the motives of the prosecution, they'd be firing up the electric chair.