Starting fresh in 2013, every Monday TKO will feature a blog about campus issues. Today marks the beginning of a new (and my last) semester at Kenyon. People are back from winter break, or from semesters spent off campus ready to enter again into the daily grind. After every break, I find comfort in returning
Last night we posted the police surveillance tape showing George Zimmerman four hours after he shot Trayvon Martin. We concurred with ABC in saying that Zimmerman appeared completely unharmed in the video, contradicting his claim of being physically assaulted and injured by Martin. We, and ABC, should have taken a closer look at the video.
Reports of Trayvon Martin breaking George Zimmerman’s nose, bashing his head into the pavement and leaving a gash on the back of his head are called into question by a police surveillance video which shows Zimmerman completely unharmed after shooting Martin. It should also be noted that there is no blood on Zimmerman’s shirt, implying that Martin was not on top of him when he shot.