Good morning fellow Daily Kos folks. Just a short posting about something I heard this morning on the radio. It feels important to me, but I cannot figure out exactly why. "Heart." I have heard and used this word in contexts like sports and giving. "He may suck at throwing the ball, but wow, he's got heart!" "Have a heart--give a dollar to feed the homeless." Stuff like that. Trying your best and giving.
SO, when juror B37 says that George Zimmerman's "heart was in the right place," I am really curious what, exactly, that means to her. Am I missing something about this term along the lines of "bless his heart" (I never knew that could be a veiled insult until I read a diary at Daily Kos many moons ago explaining such)?
It just seems like such a weird, creepy, bizarre thing to say IMHO. His heart was in the right place, with a loaded gun and all, but he killed an unarmed minor? Does she mean . . . . I really don't know.
I cannot get it out of my mind, though. His heart was in the right place? What the hell does B37 mean?