While appearing on the most recent edition of Fox News Sunday, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallon (R) said President Obama should express condolences for the murder of Australian baseball player Chris Lane, The Hill reported.
“I think it would be a nice gesture for him to do that, especially since the country of Australia has expressed its sentiments as to the murder itself,” she said.
Fallin was responding to questions by Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace over Obama's silence about the murder. Obama has said nothing about the murder as he did after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
Three teenagers shot Lane as he was jogging out of boredom. Two of the teens are black and face murder charges. One of the teenage suspects, James Edwards, sent out tweets that he hated white people.
District Attorney James Hicks, however, claims there is no evidence to treat the case as a hate crime.
“There's nothing inside the files or the audio that we've been given that would lead us to believe that Christopher Lane was killed simply because of his nationality or his race,” he said.
“I don't have any evidence in my possession at this time that would allow me to prove that that account was actually owned by Edwards or that Edwards was the one who actually tweeted those statements," he said of the Twitter messages.
"Ayeee I knocced out 5 woods since Zimmerman court!:) lol sh*t ima keep sleepin sh*t, (sic)" he tweeted in mid-July, using a racist slang term for white people.
Despite the tweet, Duncan police chief Dan Ford told the Daily Caller he didn't believe there would be any extra charges.
“I’m not discounting the stuff that’s on there, but they do that for shock and effect," he said.
Ford also said he has not seen any gang activity in the town of 24,000 people, but James Johnson, the man who reported the teens to police, said gangs do exist in Duncan and one - the Crips - were trying to recruit his son.
A Daily Caller reader observed that racism no longer means that one believes a race to be superior to another. Thanks in large part to the so-called mainstream media and liberal race activists like Al Sharpton, it now means disagreement with a minority and, as one Portland school principal claims, can be seen in a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
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- Senseless black on white crime…and NO outrage from ‘supposed’ black leaders
- Family of eighth-grade sexual abuse victim target of threats, firebombing
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