The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on President Obama's impromptu speech to the White House press corps on the Zimmerman trial, the IRS oversight hearings investigating the scandal, and the House's votes to delay Obamacare.Read more
We're way past overload on Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman commentary, but there is a tiny tributary of the story that has been largely overlooked. And it's worth a moment because it points to a larger problem regarding both the state and the public.Read more
President Barack Obama released a statement on Saturday's jury verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, who was acquitted on charges of murder and manslaughter of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Here's the statement:Read more
Senate majority leader Harry Reid said the George Zimmerman trial "isn't over" and said he thinks "the Justice Department is going to take a look at this."
The NBC host asked, "And the president, does he have a role in speaking about it as he did after the shooting?"
"Yeah, of course," said Reid. "And I think the Justice Department's going to take a look at this. You know, this isn't over with, and I think that's good, that's our system. It's gotten better, not worse."Read more
Rev. Al Sharpton blasted the jury's verdict in the George Zimmerman trial tonight on MSNBC:Read more
George Zimmerman, the accused murderer of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, has been released from jail on bail. Meeting Zimmerman's release are calls (on Twitter) for him to be killed. As Twitchy reports, "Twitter lynch mob: George Zimmerman is out on bail? Let’s kill him!"Read more
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