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 Like everyone and their brother, I want to write about Trayvon Martin. I don't think, however, that I have anything substantially different to say on the subject than anyone else, so I'm going to let The Onion do the talking for me.

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty, Technically, But C’mon

The highly anticipated verdict was announced late Saturday evening, when the jury’s foreman informed the dozens gathered in the packed courtroom that, in purely technical terms, mind you, Zimmerman had been cleared of wrongdoing, using her middle and forefingers on both hands to pantomime quotation marks while stating the words “not guilty.”

Bonus: a comedic illustration of some of the issues highlighted by this trial, courtesy of the race-relations classic Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle.*


*If you know me at all, you know I'm not joking.