(Via Hot Air Headlines) This would be very, very stupid of Eric Holder:
Attorney General Eric Holder faces a crucial decision on whether to press federal civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, after the neighborhood watchman was acquitted Saturday in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.
The NAACP and other leading civil rights groups are pressing for Holder to open a federal case against Zimmerman, after he was found not guilty on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges by a Florida jury.
…so I figure that he’s going to do it. Continue reading Excuse me while I descend into cynicism. #zimmerman
I’m trying to stay out of the entire Zimmerman/Martin thing – my instincts started firing off the This Story Is Going To Blow Up In Incautious People’s Faces Before We Figure Out What The Heck Happened alarm right from the start, and that alarm’s never wrong – but selling Obama hoodies on the campaign site? Pretty tasteless.
It’s like Obama and his campaign team never think about this stuff, you know? Bob Krumm (via Instapundit) has the right of it: the President has inherently poor judgement and worse instincts. Of course, I’ve been saying that for a while now…