The Zimmerman trial wasn’t a game or a sporting event, but there were definite winners and losers nonetheless. As JFK said after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, “Victory has a thousand fathers but defeat is an orphan.” Well, maybe not this time . . .

Losers
Angela Corey: As if lording over a corrupt prosecution that peddled a fantasy to the public wasn’t enough of a finger in Lady Justice’s eye, there was the little matter of withholding Brady material from the defense. Okay, Corey didn’t invent that particular prosecutorial dirty trick, but in this case it required a whistleblower to break her conspiracy of silence. A whistleblower who was fired on the very day that this case went to the jury. Oh, but I’m sure that was only a coincidence.

The cherry on top was her petulant performance after the verdict as she figuratively stamped her little feet like a spoiled brat and reasserted Zimmerman’s guilt. It reminded me of the way Obama reacted to the defeat of his “common sense” gun confiscation laws. They were two serio-comic performances full of sound and fury signifying nothing.

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