Laura Ingraham, Fox Hosts Blast Hispanic Groups For Staying Silent During Zimmerman Trial


On Monday, the hosts of Fox & Friends asked conservative radio host Laura Ingraham for her impressions of the jury’s decision to acquit George Zimmerman of all charges relating to the killing of Trayvon Martin. Ingraham and the hosts blasted Hispanic advocacy groups for deciding to remain silent for the course of the trial.

The Fox hosts reported that, after Attorney General Eric Holder gave a speech on the verdict in the case and demanded that justice be done, he held an organizational call with the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to determine if they could bring civil rights charges against Zimmerman.

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They added that the DOJ had asked for public assistance and for tips that could lead to a civil rights indictment against Zimmerman.

“Where is La Raza on all of this?” Ingraham demanded. “Where are any of the Hispanic organizations that they all come out to push for amnesty or to attack voter ID laws — we’ll talk about in a moment –where are they? Where is Univision?”

“They said, ‘We went out of our way to not bring up our Hispanic heritage. we saw the black verse white situation — we didn’t want to factor in Hispanics,’” Brian Kilmeade interjected. “I’m thinking, why not? That could get people to focus on the case and not the color of people’s skin.”

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An experienced broadcaster and columnist, Noah Rothman has been providing political opinion and analysis to a variety of media outlets since 2010. His work has appeared in a number of political opinion journals, and he has shared his insights with television and radio personalities across the country.