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#pounditTuesday, August 4, 2020

Marcus Vick went ballistic over the George Zimmerman verdict

Marcus Vick is known for sharing strong opinions over Twitter, and nothing elicited a stronger reaction from the former Virginia Tech quarterback than the acquittal of George Zimmerman on Saturday.

Vick started off simply by saying there was no justice done in the case.

Vick then compared the outcome — Zimmerman being acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin — to his brother, Michael, going to prison for running an illegal dog fighting operation:

Marcus Vick George Zimmerman tweet

Vick continued to compare the Zimmerman outcome to other situations:

Vick then said the outcome of the trial is justification for him to start carrying a gun for protection:

After that Vick just got completely personal with Zimmerman. It got ugly:

Marcus Vick George Zimmerman tweets

Vick did make some good points, but he got way too carried away. And I’ll also continue to say that introducing more guns to the streets, like Vick wants, will only make things worse.

[Also see: Multiple NFL players send regretful Zimmerman tweets]

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