No sooner had the court pronounced racism dead than its skeleton emerged from cupboards galore and started doing the can-can on primetime.He’s talking about the Trayvon Martin case. Though note that he’s not talking about doughy and truculent prosecution witness Jeantel’s blithe use of racial epithets like 'cracker', oh dear me no.
Only white people can be racist, innit?
Zimmerman weighs 250lbs and had a 9mm handgun; Martin, 17, weighed 140lbs and had a packet of Skittles and a can of iced tea.Strangely, that slight build and sweetie-munching disposition didn't prevent him building up a rather troubling record, did it?
Even as the lofty eulogies are prepared for an ailing Nelson Mandela we should not forget that former US vice-president Dick Cheney branded him the leader of a terrorist group in 1986…Maybe because, by any standards, he was….?