Pew Finds Racial & Partisan Disparity in Reactions to Trayvon Martin Coverage

an infographic from the Pew Research Center showing that of the 37% of people who think there has been too much coverage of Trayvon Martin's murder, 43% are white and 16% are black, while 56% are Republican, 37% are Independent, and 25% are Democrat.

The good news is that 54% of respondents in Pew's newest poll think there is the right amount or too little coverage of the case. The bad news is that 37% of respondents think there is too much—and that 37% is disproportionately white and disproportionately Republican.

National concern about vigilantism that stole the life of a young man should not fall along racial and partisan lines. That it does says something profoundly troubling, if not unexpected, about this nation.

Post-racial my fat ass.

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