Why Do People Watch Extremely Stupid Television Announcers?

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The commentary surrounding Kansas City Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher,  killing the mother of his 3 month old child, and later killing himself, has saturated the popular media.

Bob Costas, a tenured, leftist, NBC sports announcer, gained further favor with his bosses by reciting the words of a fellow leftist, Jason Whitlock,  on the air:

Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments, and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it.”

“In the coming days, Jovan Belcher’s actions and their possible connection to football will be analyzed. Who knows? But here, wrote Jason Whitlock, is what I believe: If Jovan Belcher didn’t possess a gun, he and Kasandra Perkins would both be alive today.”

Perhaps some people would not have the mental energy to call up another murder/suicide  (Fri 11/30/12)  which made national news over the weekend. The following is from the AP, describing a murder at Wyoming Community College in Casper.

…”police were trying to figure out what motivated Christopher Krumm to attack his father and his father’s girlfriend, 42-year-old Heidi Arnold, a math instructor at the college. Arnold was found stabbed to death in front of the home she shared with James Krumm.”

“After shooting his father with the arrow, Christopher Krumm stabbed himself, then fatally stabbed his father in the chest in a struggle in the classroom, Walsh said.”

“Police arrived to find James Krumm dead and Christopher Krumm barely living. The younger Krumm died soon after students fled in a panic.”

Wyoming attack: Man killed father with bow, then stabbed himself. – Denver Post.

What was Costas/Whitlock saying about guns being necessary for murder/suicide?

Please also note that the highest murder rates, and  America’s most recent and notable massacres, have occurred in locations with the most stringent gun restrictions: VA Tech, Columbine, Aurora, Ft. Hood.  Chicago has some of the most restrictive gun laws in the nation, and it’s a  war-zone.