My son doesn’t look anything like Trayvon Martin, the boy so tragically killed in Florida. My son also doesn’t look anything like George Zimmerman, the man who shot him.
Does that mean that I shouldn’t care about either of them since they don’t look like me or my sons? President Obama seems to suggest so.
President Obama, ostensibly commenting on the Trayvon Martin case, but actually commenting on himself, both inadvertently and advertently, said “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon,” and suggested that the entire nation needed to do some “soul searching.”
President Obama, unlike the rest of us mortals, seems to have some magic insight into the motivation and reason for this tragedy and he doesn’t like what he sees. So the remedy he prescribes …