George Zimmerman Verdict Analyzed

   The verdict is in regarding the George Zimmerman Trial.  Sanityandsense.com relates the charges and discusses the verdicts.

   In the tragic death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial of George Zimmerman, Sanityandsense.com charges the news media with the following:  1) The news media unfairly reported “facts” relating to this tragic incident.  VERDICT: Guilty on all counts, 2) The news media distorted facts.  VERDICT:  Guilty on all counts, 3) The news media employed sensationalism in their reporting.  VERDICT:  Guilty on all counts, 4) The news media created an atmosphere where the State ( Prosecution ) could not fairly represent the People ( Public ). VERDICT: Guilty on all counts, 5)  The news media created an atmosphere where the defense could not fairly represent George Zimmerman. VERDICT: Guilty on all counts, 6) The news media, by their irresponsible actions, increased all aspects of racism connected to this incident.  VERDICT: Guilty on all counts, 7) The news media, by their irresponsible actions, created an atmosphere where justice could not be served. VERDICT: Guilty on all counts, 8) The news media, by their irresponsible actions, helped destroy one more aspect of our Constitutional rights. VERDICT:  Guilty on all counts.

   In many constitutional democracies around the world, the news media has the decency and/or has the legal obligation to curtail reporting until legal proceedings are completed.  Lady Justice is the personification of justice by balancing the scales of truth and fairness.  Lady Justice has often been depicted wearing a blindfold to show that justice should be distributed fairly and without favor.  If you look at Lady Justice, found in front of most courthouses, you will probably see tears soaking her blindfold in recognition of the total injustice in the George Zimmerman Trial and in the tragic death of Trayvon Martin !

                                           R. Van Conoley

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