George Zimmerman, Asshole of the Day for March 10, 2014
So you’re having a gun show and want to get people to come. What do you do? Invite George Zimmerman to sign autographs apparently:
George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, was the featured guest at a central Florida gun show this weekend, where he autographed photographs for customers. Organizers of the New Orlando Gun Show almost canceled the event because of backlash, but instead agreed to relocate Zimmerman’s signing to a smaller venue.
Zimmerman wanted to return a favor to The Arms Room, an Orlando gun store that supported him after he killed Martin. “The concept of being able to pay them back for what they did for me and seeing my supporters face to face was something I just couldn’t pass up,” Zimmerman told Fox 35. On Twitter, he described the controversy as “another company bowing to threats of being labeled racist.”
The only thing Zimmerman is famous for is killing an unarmed black teenager.
George Zimmerman is a racist, murdering asshole— he didn’t have to get out of that car and confront Trayvon Martin, who had every right to be on that street just as much as George Zimmerman. Zimmerman defied the 911 operator and went out anyway. He picked a fight. And then, when he claims to be losing, he kills Trayvon. Those are facts.
So why do people want his autograph? Are they fans of racial profiling and murder? Domestic violence? What’s to like here?
But while those people are assholes for enabling him, he’s an asshole for being him. Just two weeks ago he was on TV whining about how difficult his life is with people hassling him. All the unwanted attention. Blah blah blah. Well, if you don’t want the attention, turn down the invitation to sign autographs at a gun show. But because he did, he’s the Asshole of the Day.
It is George Zimmerman's third time being named Asshole of the Day. Previous wins were for insisting Florida pay his legal bills even though he defied the 911 dispatcher and left his car and instigated the confrontation that led to him killing Trayvon Martin and claiming he was the victim, not Trayvon.
Full story: ThinkProgress
I hope he has some kind of accident with a gun and shots some part of his body away.
Our hearts beat so loud the neighbors think we’re fucking when I’m just trying to find the nerve to touch your face.
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