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Holder, Obama: Sharpton-style race-baiting criminals
Posted By Joseph Farah On 07/16/2013 @ 8:03 pm In Commentary,Opinion | No Comments
I don’t know how to say this more delicately.
Now that we know Barack Obama’s Justice Department, under the direction of Eric Holder, paid for trips to Florida by race-baiting hater Al Sharpton, with the express purpose of influencing the trial of George Zimmerman by striking fear into the jury pool about race riots in the event of his acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, there’s simply no other way to put it.
Holder and Obama are Sharpton-style race-baiting criminals.
If what has transpired thus far does not get Congress to act in a real investigation of laws that were broken, then we don’t have a Congress with the cojones to hold the executive branch accountable to the rule of law.
As it stands now, a man found not guilty of the wrongful death of Trayvon Martin, a Hispanic man who, ironically, voted for Obama, will never have a peaceful night’s sleep as hateful, vigilante-style celebrities and anti-American lawbreakers like the New Black Panther Party threaten his life openly and without consequences. Already, there have been widespread racial attacks on white citizens who had no role in the case whatsoever, with no end in sight and no condemnation by Obama and Holder.
It is as if Al Sharpton had been elected president in 2008 and 2012. Would the official racial polarization before and after this case have been any different?
Remember who Al Sharpton is – and what his history reveals about him. He has best been described as a “racial arsonist.”
A little history about this “reverend” who reverences only divisiveness, hatred and violence is in order.
Sharpton first rose to prominence in 1985 after Bernhard Goetz shot four African-American men on a New York subway train on Dec. 22, 1984, when they approached him and allegedly tried to rob him. Sharpton poured rhetorical gasoline on the case by claiming Goetz acted out of racism. At his trial Goetz was cleared of all charges except criminal possession of a weapon.
But Sharpton didn’t apologize – or even let the matter go following adjudication. Instead he led marches protesting what he saw as the weak prosecution of the case. He demanded a federal investigation. Once again, the federal investigation found no evidence of racism in the act of self-defense.
But Sharpton had found fame and fortune and a new line of work – professional race-hustling.
On Nov. 28, 1987, Tawana Brawley, a 15-year-old African-American girl, was found smeared with feces, lying in a garbage bag, her clothing torn and burned and with various slurs and epithets written on her body in charcoal. Brawley claimed she had been assaulted and raped by six white men, some of them police officers, in the town of Wappinger, N.Y.
Sharpton didn’t bother to examine the evidence. He even went so far as to accuse Dutchess County prosecutor Steven Pagones of being one of the perpetrators of the alleged abduction and rape.
But a grand jury spent seven months examining police and medical records, finding “overwhelming evidence” Brawley fabricated her story. Sharpton and attorneys for Brawley were successfully sued for defamation. But another race hustler, Johnnie Cochran of O.J. Simpson fame, paid Sharpton’s bill.
Sharpton never paid a price. His media fame only grew. He ran unsuccessfully for president, and the media treated him like a credible candidate.
And now he is exploiting the Trayvon Martin case in the same way.
But what’s worse is the role played by Obama and Holder – who actually paid for Sharpton to perform his racial histrionics leading up to the Zimmerman trial.
They are all “racial arsonists.”
If more innocent blood is spilled, it will be on their consciences – if they have any.
Read today’s full report about the Zimmerman case:
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