George Zimmerman sat down for a lengthy half-hour interview with Las Vegas news station KTNV about the furor over his decision to auction off the gun he used to fatally shoot Trayvon Martin in self-defense.
And boy, was this quite something (and not just because he smoked a cigar during various points of the interview).
He ranted about the gun website that pulled the auction before going off on Hillary Clinton (saying repeatedly she’s “lying” about him), the #BlackLivesMatter movement (“pansies”), and “Barack Hussein Obama,” whom Zimmerman called a “racist” several times.
He said that the president allowed the Black Panthers to put a bounty on his head, but the worst that happened was a white guy tried to kill him.
Zimmerman believes that Obama is “igniting racial tensions in America,” aided by Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and the attorney who represented Martin’s family (who Zimmerman said “capitalized… off of Trayvon’s death”).
At one point during the interview, Zimmerman likened himself to the Founding Fathers and said, “I could do as our forefathers: put it on the line and say I want to do whatever it takes to make this country right again.”
You can watch the entire interview above, via KTNV.
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