Hypocrisy in spotlight

Posted Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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If it were not so tragic, Anita Kumar’s article on Tuesday’s front page (See: “Zimmerman still target of federal agencies”) would be laughable.

Why would the administration target this case when young black men are murdered almost daily in Obama’s adopted hometown of Chicago? Why is this not headline news?

Obama’s statement said, “We should ask ourselves if we are doing all that we can do to foster compassion and understanding in our communities and to stem the tide of gun violence…”

Well, Mr. President, why don’t you look in your own backyard?

— Cliff Sims, Dublin

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