It turns out that -- surprise! -- George Zimmermann really does use 911 calls as a deliberate tactic to obfuscate his violent tendencies.
It just shocked me at the time, thoroughly shocked me, at how openly a huge segment of the Internet commentariat was willing to indulge even the barest whisper that Trayvon Martin might match some kind of template of the "young buck" for whose existence and loss thereof, we naturally should have no sympathy.
I know, I've been on the intertoobz for a long time and should know better. But there you are. In this case, what we saw is what we got.