Friday, March 23, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Hoodies Will Get You Shot edition

Posted By on Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 9:48 AM


Ten years after voting to expand the convention center, we're being asked to expand it again. (S-R)

Burglars go country. (KXLY) 

Zag women pack up for the Sweet 16 in Rhode Island (KHQ) 

Mike Leech leads his first practice at WSU (KREM) 


The white-hot flood of anger over the death of Trayvon Martin has been met with a lot of strange deflecting by people eager to dodge charges of race-motivation. The old It wasn't racially motivated because George Zimmerman is half-Latino, for example. The most ridiculous, and hilarious, though, comes from Geraldo Riviera, as such things usually do. He says he wants Zimmerman "investigated," sure, but we also need to bring in the fashion police: "I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin's death as George Zimmerman was." (Via Gawker, via FOXNews)

The Israeli government may still bomb Iran, but Israeli Facebookers never will. (New Yorker)

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