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George Zimmerman: Virginia shootings are a ‘hate crime’ by black ‘pansy’ — and Obama’s an ‘ignorant baboon’

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George Zimmerman, the gun-obsessed killer of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin, offered some racist comments on the fatal shootings of two TV journalists by a disgruntled former colleague.

WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, 24, and photographer Adam Ward, 27, were killed Monday morning when Vester Flanagan II opened fire on them during a live broadcast, also wounding Vicki Gardner, who was giving an interview.

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Zimmerman, who says he can’t find work after his 2013 acquittal but recently teamed up with the owner of a “Muslim-free” gun shop owner to sell Confederate flag prints, reacted to the shooting by attacking President Barack Obama.

Flanagan, who was gay and black, sent a 23-page manifesto to ABC News explaining that his simmering rage had boiled over after the fatal shootings of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, by a white supremacist.

The 41-year-old Flanagan, who broadcast using the name Bryce Williams, fatally shot himself after posting online video of the killings that he had recorded himself.

Obama said Wednesday afternoon that “it breaks (his) heart every time you read or hear about these kinds of incidents,” but he said “the number of people who die from gun-related incidents around this country dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism.”

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Zimmerman reacted to the president’s comments by calling him “an ignorant baboon.”

The Confederate flag-hawking acquitted killer’s comments appear to be part of an emerging narrative about the Virginia shootings, which conservatives are using to push back against advancing civil rights for black and LGBT Americans.

Update: Zimmerman started tweeting again early Thursday morning, arguing with critics, retweeting supporters and launching new attacks against the president.

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Trump’s mentor Roy Cohn exposed in new documentary that contains an ominous warning about the president’s downfall

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President Donald Trump has long looked at infamous attorney Roy Cohn as his political mentor, and at one point during special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation demanded that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions act more like Cohn in assertively defending him.

A new documentary called "Where’s My Roy Cohn?" exposes the history of Trump's hero, who first became famous during Sen. Joseph McCarthy's hearings about purported communist infiltration of the United States government in the 1950s.

Politico senior staff writer Michael Kruse has written up a review of the documentary in which he explains why Trump obviously finds Cohn so appealing: For decades he got away with remorselessly breaking the law.

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Black principal instantly questioned by white cop after accidentally walking past crime scene

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On Wednesday, the Baltimore County Police released disturbing body camera footage of a white police officer antagonizing a black high school principal in front of his 15-year-old son, and demanding to know whether he was responsible for a crime scene he had just witnessed — because he happened to be walking past.

"You guys weren't involved in that at all were you?" the officer asked Vance Benton and his son in the footage, which was shared by the Daily Mail.

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Trump has shrunk the White House entirely around himself: ‘It is a government of one’

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President Donald Trump has cleared out all the constraints in his White House, which he's running much like the Trump Organization.

The president has chased away four national security advisers, three chiefs of staff, three directors of oval office operations and five communications directors -- an unprecedented amount of turnover for a modern president — and finds himself surrounded by compliant staffers and aides, reported Politico.

“It is a government of one in the same way in which the Trump Organization was a company of one,” said one former senior administration official.

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