Since so many people believe that hypothetical answers to hypothetical questions like “What if Trayvon was White?” are validation for their white racism beliefs.

So, what if Trayvon was white?

The headlines the day after the incident may have been:
“Neighborhood Watch Survives Attack by Teen”

with a Sunday morning article like this to follow.
“Sanford Man Volunteers His Time to Keep Neighborhood Safe”

followed with a Presidential Citation for Community Service.
What if :
George Zimmerman did not have a gun?
The Zeitgiest is controlled and spun. Obama jumped on this case for 2 reasons, it involved a gun and (fill in the blank). Otherwise it could have been reported as if Zimmerman was a hero and never noticed by anyone.
Hypothesis Math:
“If P, then Q“, P denotes the hypothesis (or antecedent); Q can be called a consequentP is the assumption in a (possibly counterfactualWhat If question.
(From Wikipedia)
Hmmmmm, (rubbing my chin) , an assumption in a possibly counterfactual What if question.        Pretty much sums it up, assumptions and counterfactuals.