Sooner Blue

Mostly politics, a few current events, a squirt of seltzer down yer pants .. a little blog for my rambles and rants.

2012/3/31

One conservative's opinion about Trayvon's murder

@ 10:50 AM (25 months, 4 days ago)

From the 3/30/12 Morning Joe show:

"Why is it that some on the right are actually taking this up as a cause?," Scarborough wondered. "When, as the National Review said almost immediately after it happened, this has nothing to do with gun rights; this has nothing to do with the second amendment; this has nothing to do with "Stand Your Ground" laws; this has nothing to do with the NRA. This has everything to do with a guy that’s trying to play security cop, who is unhinged, who chased down and shot a 17-year-old kid armed with Skittles and iced tea.

Some of these guys on the right are jumping in with both feet on the far right. They should listen to the National Review and wise conservative thinkers and not take this up as a cause, but they are. And they're trashing Trayvon Martin. It's disgusting."

Joe also wondered if the issue is being politicized, in part, because of President Obama.

"I guess it’s because the president actually said something to comfort the parents. And I guess they just can’t handle that," he said....."