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NBC cancels trophy hunting show after NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in face and compares critics to HitlerIt was a series of bad decisions.
First, someone at NBC Sports thought it was a good idea to partner with the National Rifle Association on a sponsorship for a big game trophy hunting show called Under Wild Skies. Then they decided it’d be good to show Tony Makris, an NRA lobbyist, shoot an elephant in the face three times. And to make it worse, they showed the hunter and guide drink celebratory champagne while talking about the “specialness” of bringing the ivory back to camp.
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NBC cancels trophy hunting show after NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in face and compares critics to Hitler
It was a series of bad decisions.

First, someone at NBC Sports thought it was a good idea to partner with the National Rifle Association on a sponsorship for a big game trophy hunting show called Under Wild Skies. Then they decided it’d be good to show Tony Makris, an NRA lobbyist, shoot an elephant in the face three times. And to make it worse, they showed the hunter and guide drink celebratory champagne while talking about the “specialness” of bringing the ivory back to camp.

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    I want to vomit, I hate humans.
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    Um every hunting show has someone super gung-ho about the NRA in it…
  15. among-conifers said: glad it’s shut down
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  17. starrygreeneyes said: This is absolutely disgusting.
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    that makes me SO incensed. can’t afford to do anything else, but you CAN go to other countries and senselessly kill,...
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    This is disgusting. Isn’t it illegal to hunt elephants for their ivory? ISN’T IT ILLEGAL TO MURDER A CREATURE THAT IS...
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  29. husband-wife-onedog said: Appalling behavior. Actions and attitudes like this make me sick to my stomach and take a little more of my hope for humanity away.