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What I Learned from
the Zimmerman Trial

American Thinker, by Jack Cashill

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Posted By:DW626, 9/6/2013 4:48:09 AM

I learned many things attending the trial of George Zimmerman in Sanford, Florida, and watching it online, but one important thing I learned was fully unexpected, and it was this: the Republicans may never win a national election again. This observation has nothing to do with the February 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, nothing to do with race, nothing to do with policy, and everything to do with the way people, especially women and young people, increasingly get their information.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: altoona, 9/6/2013 6:12:47 AM     (No. 9507941)

Outstanding reporting and well-written as always from Cashill.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: andyboy, 9/6/2013 6:32:44 AM     (No. 9507966)

Points well taken. Conservatives must focus more on the strategic acquisition of information outlets. Being right doesn´t matter if your voice is drowned out by a tidal wave of wrong.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 9/6/2013 6:50:53 AM     (No. 9507985)

I already had this figured out and it wasn´t from the Zimmerman trial.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jntsrgn, 9/6/2013 7:22:03 AM     (No. 9508022)

Cashill is being naive as well. It´s not the information stream that is effecting our elections. It is vote fraud. The elections are rigged.
I live in the bluest part of blue Illinois and see 200 people per week in my office. For 6 years all I have heard are people of every color and economic stripe rip Obama apart. No one here claims to support him, yet he wins.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/6/2013 8:39:46 AM     (No. 9508122)

Re #4, it is both low information voters and voter fraud. But the sheer numbers of lo-fo voters are stunning. We see them every day, even among our own friends and family.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird, 9/6/2013 8:40:47 AM     (No. 9508125)

PS. People who voted for Obama may now be embarrassed to admit it. What they say is not always the way they vote/voted.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: msjena, 9/6/2013 9:05:09 AM     (No. 9508178)

Low-fo is definitely a problem. A low-fo voter I know, who usually votes Republican, did not know who Rachel Jeantel was. So no wonder she thought the Zimmmerman verdict was wrong.

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