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Monday, March 26, 2012

Patriotsphere, with an Assist from Stormfront, Weighs in on Trayvon Martin

The patriotsphere was late to weigh in on the shooting of Trayvon Martin. It wasn't because we are simply too lazy and ignorant to be bothered with stories bigger than the latest White House dining faux pas. It's just that we aren't sure how to react to something until we hear what the OBAMUNIST USURPER has to say.

He did so on Friday, saying that he felt sorry for the family and that if he had a son, the boy would look like Trayvon. Leader Newt was the first to respond, noting: "If I had a son who looked like Trayvon, I'd fire his mother and call her a lying ass liberal activist slut."

Being late to address the shooting, it took awhile for the patriotsphere to gather the materials needed to generate a full blown whiterage. Thankfully, the proud Confederate heritage enthusiasts at Stormfront had what we needed, photos of a Trayvon Martin looking "thuggish." It didn't take long for the photos to spread across the patriotsphere.

The proudly white folks at Jawa Report were among the first to post one of the photos (removed on Sunday, screencap below).

Unfortunately, Stormfront, Jawa Report, and the rest of the patriotsphere had fallen for one of the unheartlandishishly hued's oldest traps: the black's ability to look exactly like each other. The photos belonged to a different Trayvon Martin, one who lived in Georgia. He wasn't the Travon Slimm Martin from Miami who was shot.

After being asked why they would trust Stormfront to provide accurate information about the unheartlandishly hued, the proudly white Jawa Report removed the photo and patrioticallyblamed the mistake on a guy who has a suspiciously Muslimy name, Massad Ayoob.

Elsewhere: The "Lightening" of Trayvon

The Brietbartingly brilliant Dan Riehl posts explosive evidence that the media is manipulating photos of Travon Martin to lighten his skin. They are doing so, according to Mr. Riehl, to make Martin appear to be more "innocent:"
The one below has been observed in the media and at forums such as Democracy Now. Clearly, it has been lightened, or softened, somehow. Along with other possible alterations, he looks far more, perhaps innocent is the right word, in the altered image.
and less "thuggish":

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