It's hard to think of an honest way for me to react to this without resorting to a rant of expletives, and that's obviously not because I lack the vocabulary but because I feel so emotionally attached to this case and it's unfortunate verdict. I wholly disagree with your statement, or rather agree that there was sufficient cause for the case to go to trial, and I am sometimes grateful that we live in a country where regardless which way you see it a man is innocent until proven guilty. The prosecution had the burden of proof and with the evidence presented failed to sway six people in believing there was some sort of malicious intent on one party to commit an act that resulted in the death of the other part.
I fail to see how this was a good read or a well articulated piece of journalism. To inject race into the Presidents statements without examining the validity that yes if this current Pres. sired a son he could at a similar age to Treyvon Martin resemble him in both appearance, and dressed similarly, in perception is a truth that cannot be denied. By focusing solely on facts of who the parties in question are this tragedy was a result of profiling, point blank, but in court it was not proven to the jurors present beyond a shadow of a doubt. Sorry, but justice system or not that does not guarantee innocence, just grants it in the eyes of the law. It also opens door for an alarming precedence which removes responsibility from a gun carrier to attempt to avoid involving themselves in this type of scenario, but grant them, and thankfully b/c this did go to trail it's not carte blanche, rights to react with lethal force if and when a situation of their creation escalates to violence.