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Fu**ing Punks': Watch the Vulgar Opening Words of the Prosecutor in the George Zimmerman Trial


"'Fu**ing punks. These a** holes they always get away.'"

SANFORD, FL - JUNE 24: George Zimmerman arrives with his wife Shellie, on the 11th day of his trial in Seminole circuit court June 24, 2013 in Sanford, Florida. Today prosecutors began with their opening statements. Zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder for the February 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Credit: Getty Images

SANFORD, Fla. (TheBlaze/AP) -- A prosecutor began opening statements in George Zimmerman's trial with obscene words the neighborhood watch volunteer whispered under his breath while following 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Prosecutor John Guy's first words to jurors Monday were the "f-word" followed by "punks." He was quoting from a call Zimmerman made to a police dispatcher as he followed Martin through the gated community where he lived.

"'Fu**ing punks. These a** holes they always get away,'" Guy began. "Those were the words in that grown man's mouth as he followed in the dark a 17-year-old boy who he didn't know. And excuse my language. but those were his words not mine. 'Fu**ing punks. These a** holes they always get away.'"

Watch it below [Content warning]:

Guy then recounted how Zimmerman followed Martin, a confrontation ensued and Martin was fatally shot in the chest.

Zimmerman is pleading not guilty to second-degree murder, claiming self-defense.

Author Jack Cashill joined us on today's BlazeCast to talk about his upcoming book about the Zimmerman case and his thoughts about the first day of the trial:



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