Bill Cosby Doesn’t Think There Was Anything Racist About the Trayvon Case

Bill Cosby, last seen bemoaning the Supreme Court’s decision to dismantle a key section of the Voting Rights Act, has decided to go contrarian on us again–his default, when it comes to race. “Let’s not go into a racial discussion unless we really have something there,” adding that “he found that the prosecution did not tell the story well. And they lost.” He did seem to suggest, however, that Florida’s Stand Your Ground law was a little out-there, delivered in classic Cosby-speak:

So you have a gun and you come up to me and I don’t have a gun, but then you show me your gun and I become frightened and according to the State of Florida, I have a right to defend myself. According to the State of Florida, the person with the gun has the right to defend him or herself. I mean this is getting out of line.

[Newsbusters]

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  • Dean H

    Goes to show you that just because you have money, doesn’t mean you know what your talking about. Zimmerman called 911 on 4 other blackmen BEFORE Trayvon Martin. The guy was clearly targeting black men. Nuff. said.

    • bones

      Or it means that there has been a lot of crime in Zimmerman’s neighborhood linked to young, unknown males. How about this: Zimmerman called the police about Martin because (1) Martin was a stranger (to Zimmerman) in his neighborhood, and (2) there had been a spate of break-ins in the neighborhood. Cosby got it mostly right, but the fact is that you CANNOT pull a legally-concealed firearm on someone just for the heck of it. Which explains why Zimmerman had to unholster his pistol with Martin on top of him beating him.

    • Atindra Gibbs

      so….4 black men….and how many Hispanic men or white men??? How can you call it when it’s “your side” and no other data? nuff said? not. Tell me you saw ALL the numbers, then I might believe your “comment” not truth. Were you there? nuff said.

      • Anonymous

        Atindra Gibbs, I’m not saying that you’re right or wrong, but everything you just said in your argument can be used against you. Did you see all the calls? Were you there? You are making the assumption that there were other burglaries by people of other races, but without proof you are doing the same as Rafael or bones, making accusations. Just sayin…

      • Get over it

        Maybe black men were the only suspicious people in their neighborhood? Maybe that’s why 4 black men got the cops called on them.

        Were you there? Nuff said.

        So tired of all you racist black people, Obama will be out of office soon, eat this bullcrap while you can black Nazi.

    • Rafael

      Looks like black men were targeting his neighborhood, rather.

  • Lotta James

    Bill Cosby has eaten too many jello pudding pops…..we will pray for him.