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Do you approve of the Smithsonian Institute acquiring Trayvon Martin's hoodie?
BQ: should the S.I. also acquire OJ's glove?
- Anonymous8 years agoFavorite Answer
Yes and Casey Anthony's Tampon.Source(s): BLING FOR THE KING
I don't understand why anyone would have a problem with that unless they really don't understand what the SI is all about. Their vision statement says "Shaping the future by preserving our heritage, discovering new knowledge, and sharing our resources with the world". Preserving our heritage can be anything from the command module from Apollo 11, to Archie Bunkers chair to items involved in criminal cases that had a significant social impact. No matter what you take on the Zimmerman case is, there is absolutely no denying that it has had a significant social impact. The two items most closely associated with that case are the hoodie and Zimmerman's gun. It is perfectly appropriate for the SI to acquire both. The same is true of OJ's glove. Ultimately is is up to the owners of these items to decide if they want to donate them.
- suthrnlyts™Lv 78 years ago
Only if they also acquire the beer bottles used at the summit Obama called after doing the race thing the first time around.
The only reason I could see this would be to point out that for the first time ever, a President, supposedly representing ALL of the people has allowed himself to get involved with issues that don't and shouldn't concern him.
If used as the proper example. No problem. If used for other reasons, big problem.
- ?Lv 78 years ago
Liberal PC run amok. Why would a traditionally fine institute want a low-life thug's hoodie. I guarantee you a year from now most people will see it and ask who is Trayvon Martin. He simply is not and never will be anything of historical significance.
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- Anonymous8 years ago
The media as of now needs to be highlighted for the garbage it is.Source(s): http://www.hlntv.com/video/2012/02/07/jane-goes-du... http://vigilantcitizen.com/latestnews/russell-bran... http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=a4d_1349462017 http://politicaloutcast.com/2013/07/bill-oreilly-t...
- NikkiLv 68 years ago
It's not really a piece of history at all unless you're racist...
No. It is of no historical significance unless you are a racist.
- Anonymous8 years ago
only if it is used at the target range