CNN Flip Flop: Alleged Racial Slur Now Zimmerman Saying He's "Cold"
On the March 21 edition of Anderson Cooper 360, CNN enhanced George Zimmerman's 9-1-1 call and suggested he had used a racial slur, "f--ing coon," as he was following Trayvon Martin. Reporter Gary Tuchman: "It certainly sounds like that word to me."
Two weeks later, on April 4, CNN re-assessed the tape and now suggests George Zimmerman was just chilly, muttering the words "f--ing cold" under his breath. Tuchman: "The reason some say that would be relevant is because it was unseasonably cold in Florida that night and raining."