The Uncanny Similarity Between the Zimmerman and 2012 Exit Polls
July 22, 2013

The first wave of polls on the Zimmerman verdict are in and the results look familiar.

We've Had Our Conversation on Race. Now We Need One On Guns.
July 16, 2013

Of course the George Zimmerman trial was about race, and it’s natural for us to spend the days after the verdict deliberating that in all its particulars.

Why the Zimmerman Juror's Memoir Was Doomed From the Start
July 16, 2013

The news that juror B37 from the Zimmerman trial was signed by a literary agent—Sharlene Martin, persuasively described on her website as “the Jerry Maguire of literary agents” and tied to books written about the trials of Jodi Arias, O.J.

How the Tea Party's "Black Conservatives" Reacted to the Zimmerman Verdict
July 16, 2013

In the hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder and acquitted on manslaughter charges, the Tea Party News Network—a shoestring operation that is exactly what it sounds like and that launched last fall—sent out an emai

The Law that Acquitted Zimmerman Isn't Racist
July 16, 2013

The law that aquitted Zimmerman isn't racist, but that doesn't mean the outcome wasn't.

Michael Steele: Zimmerman Trial Was Not the Place for a Race Debate
July 15, 2013

When news broke late Saturday night that a jury had acquitted George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, the flood of grief and anger carried memories of past tragedies to the surface.

CNN Is Bad at Tabloid Journalism
July 10, 2013

Defense testimony for the Zimmerman trial, perhaps concluding Wednesday, has so far been something of a sideshow.