While announcing Dartmouth President Jim Kim as his pick to head the World Bank, President Obama decides to answer one question. It so happens the subject of that one question is Trayvon Martin. President Obama has been reluctant to weigh in due to his position as President, but how can you not have a moral opinion regarding this case. It’s much bigger than beer-gate. Even Newt Gingrich calls the case in Sandford, FL a tragedy. So I don’t know what has changed *whispers politics*, but I’m happy President Obama isn’t afraid to speak on behalf of the real victim, Trayvon Martin:
Obviously, this is a tragedy. I can only imagine what these parents are going through, and when I think about this boy, I think about my own kids, and I think every parent in America should be able to understand why it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this, and that everybody pulls together — federal, state and local — to figure out exactly how this tragedy happened.
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