President Obama gave a statement Friday regarding the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, saying that we all need to come together in a tragedy like this.
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In the tragic murder of Trayvon Martin, there's no safe place. There's no real excuse to cling to. None of the usual dismissals work or fit. It's just bad. Real bad. And sits there and stares at you with it's cruelty and unfairness and ugliness and says, "Take this."
Take this load. And pick it up.
I spent most of this week avoiding reading and writing about what was going on at Penn State because all I could likely add to the conversation would be a long string of curse words. A tale of how no one likes to be proven right about the more disgusting side of the human condition. The truth that some people will do anything for a win.
Even overlook the sexual exploitation and abuse of children.