Nixonians for Trayvon

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
March 22 2012 11:55 AM

Nixonians for Trayvon

Roger Stone, the deathless Republican consultant and trickster, tweets his solidarity with Trayvon Martin and his justice-seekers.

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What's going on? Stone follows up and calls himself a Lincoln Republican. An alternate, not necessarily competing theory: Stone helped out Al Sharpton in his 2004 presidential campaign (you forgot about that, didn't you?), and Sharpton is taking point on a rally raising more awareness of the case.

If you've been missing Emily Bazelon's great writing on "Stand Your Ground" and Trayvon, correct that.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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