Fox News Host Sean Hannity Offered To Pay George Zimmerman’s Legal Fees

No doubt this will be a very popular move amongst Hannity’s fan base. For the rest of us, it just confirms that Fox News Channel doesn’t have much to do with fair reporting of news, let alone approaching any semblance of balance. Michael Skolnik reports for GlobalGrind:

Yesterday, the Special Prosecutor in the George Zimmerman case released 149 jail house phone calls that Mr. Zimmerman made while being held on bail in April of this year in Seminole County Jail. Last night, GlobalGrind scoured through all of them, trying to decipher the coded language that George uses in his conversations with his family and close friends.

In call #30, from April 14th (3 days after being arrested), George is speaking to one his closest friends and confidantes, “Scott.” As reported by many of our colleagues in the press, including the Miami Herald this morning, George mentions to Scott that his attorney Mark O’Mara is aware of an attempted transfer of $37,000 from his PayPal account to Zimmerman’s wife’s personal account. This would be big enough news in the case, as Mr. Zimmerman was sent back to jail after being released on his first bond for not disclosing the amount of money he had raised for his legal defense fund. Furthermore, Mr. O’Mara admitted in court that he did not know anything about the attempted transfers, but with this new evidence being made public, it seems that the attorney was in the know.

However, as we listened to the rest of the call, what struck us as odd was George’s comments about a gentleman, who he calls “SH,” who offered to pay for his entire legal defense, as long as he uses an attorney, who George calls “JB.” …

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5 Comments on "Fox News Host Sean Hannity Offered To Pay George Zimmerman’s Legal Fees"

  1. Of course Hannity waits until Zimmerman has been accused of child molestation to pitch in. Those guys have to stick together.

  2. Sean Hannity has yet to be waterboarded as he promised.

  3. Callmemaybe | Jul 17, 2012 at 3:18 pm |

    God just serve your time, you shot someone that should not have been shot. Be a man Zimmerman and stop wasting cash. He should be donating that money to charity instead of paying lawyers.  Its getting quite obvious that Zimmerman might have significant mental problems his seems unable to control his foolish impulses especially with this molestation accusation coming out. Can’t fool all the people all of the time.  

  4. Good for Hannity…striking a blow for moody loners with handguns everywhere! Where would we be if any bozo with a CCW couldn’t roam the streets for hours while looking for ‘suspicious walking’ ‘provocative and intentional youthfulness’ and ‘negroing without a license for same’.

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