From the time when news first broke about neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman having shot a suspicious man named Trayvon Martin, until today as Zimmerman is being tried for a shooting he claims to be in self defense, the media consistently have used this doe-eyed, light-skinned image of Trayvon:
It was that image that prompted Obama the POS to “stir the pot” by proclaiming, “If I had a son, he’d look just like Trayvon.”
The actual image, before it was doctored, is this:
Both the light- and darker-skinned versions were of Trayvon when he was 13 years old — FOUR years before his fateful encounter with Zimmerman.
Here’s what the 17-year-old Martin actually looked like:
What if the media were to use this image instead?
[Source of above image: PatDollard.com, where you’ll also find a good account of Martin’s involvement in local burglaries, which the media won’t report.]
H/t FOTM’s Christy.
Dr. Eowyn is the Editor of Fellowship of the Minds and a regular contributor to The D.C. Clothesline.