Originally written July 19, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Charles Barkley has an opinion on everything, that much is clear, so it should not surprise anyone that he has spoken out about the verdict in the murder trial against George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was found innocent in the murder of Trayvon Martin, which has sparked divisions among people all over the country, including among races. Martin was a young black teenager, and Zimmerman is hispanic. Many in the black community in this country feel that Zimmerman should have been found guilty of murder, but Barkley feels differently. Speaking with Maria Bartiromo of CNBC via RCP: Well, I agreed with the verdict. I feel sorry that young kid got killed. But they didn’t have enough evidence to charge him. Something clearly went wrong that night. Clearly something went wrong. I feel bad for anybody who loses a kid, but if you looked at the case and you don’t make it — there was some racial profiling, no question about it. But something happened that changed the dynamic of that night, and I know — that’s probably not a popular opinion among most people but just looking at the evidence I agreed with the verdict. I just feel bad because I don’t [...]
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