Jesse Kelly contrasts Zimmerman trial protests with absent McRib
Former Republican congressional candidate Jesse Kelly, a two-time loser in Southern Arizona House races, weighed in on the George Zimmerman trial on Facebook on Friday, contrasting the protests over the verdict with the lack of uproar over an absent fast-food sandwich. "Misplaced rage: Thousands of people protesting ... and not ONE ... demanding the return of McDonald's McRib," he wrote.
In a comment on a photo collage comparing a crowd of protesters with an empty street, Kelly wrote:
MISPLACED RAGE: Thousands of people protesting a trial that's over and not ONE person in the streets demanding the return of McDonald's McRib Sandwich.
Zimmerman was found not guilty last week by a Sanford, Fla., jury in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Kelly lost to former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2010, and was defeated by Ron Barber in the special election to fill Giffords' seat after she resigned.