Former WESH Anchor Defends Trayvon Martin Shooter: ‘This Was Not A Racial Incident’

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By Merrill Knox Comments

Former WESH anchor Joe Oliver, a longtime friend of George Zimmerman’s, has been making the rounds this week to defend Zimmerman’s role in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Oliver, an anchor and reporter at the Orlando NBC-affiliate from 2004-07, appeared on Fox News and ABC’s “Good Morning America” yesterday and CNN’s “StartingPoint” this morning. Video inside…

“I volunteered because of my experience with the media and understanding what he was going to have to deal with,” Oliver told CNN. ” …This was not a racial incident. This was an incident of a good man trying to do the right thing.” Watch:

 

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