Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Pat Buchanan on the George Zimmerman Acquittal: Black America's Real Problem isn't White Racism

[See my current VDARE column:

"Barack Obama, Trayvon Martin, and the Four Dirty Little Secrets of Black America."]

Posted by Nicholas Stix

Black America's Real Problem isn't White Racism
By Patrick J. Buchanan on July 18, 2013 at 9:14pm

In the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman, Eric Holder, Al Sharpton and Ben Jealous of the NAACP are calling on the black community to rise up in national protest.

Yet they know—and Barack Obama, whose silence speaks volumes, knows—nothing is going to happen.

[Note that Buchanan wrote this before the John Doe calling himself “Barack Obama” gave his racist speech last Friday.]

"Stand-Your-Ground" laws in Florida and other states are not going to be repealed. George Zimmerman is not going to be prosecuted for a federal "hate crime" in the death of Trayvon Martin.

[This the rare case where I disagree with Buchanan on a domestic issue: I hope he is right, but fear he is wrong about “Obama” and Holder persecuting Zimmerman a second time in a hate crime/civil rights trial.]

The result of all this ginned-up rage that has produced vandalism and violence is simply going to be an ever-deepening racial divide.

Consider the matter of crime and fear of crime....

[Read the rest here.]

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