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Bob Costas: I wouldn’t want to have a gun during a theater shooting
Washington Examiner ^ | December 6 2012 | Charlie Spiering

Posted on 12/06/2012 7:26:06 AM PST by theruleshavechanged

O’Reilly: “Do you want to hit the floor and hope you don’t get shot or have a gun on you that you could protect yourself?”

Costas: “I don’t want a gun on me, no. In that situation, in the dark, in the confusion, I think it’s highly more likely that there would be more carnage – bullets would be flying wildly all over the place.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; bobcostas; guncontrol; secondamendment; shooting
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Why is he still talking?
1 posted on 12/06/2012 7:26:20 AM PST by theruleshavechanged
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To: theruleshavechanged

Because he is a tool.


2 posted on 12/06/2012 7:28:24 AM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I fully agree.

I wouldn’t want Bob to have a gun in that situation, either. A gun in the hands of a total idiot isn’t likely to do any good and may do harm.

On the other hand, a gun in the hand of a trained, capable citizen... well, that’s a very different matter.


3 posted on 12/06/2012 7:29:02 AM PST by Jeff Winston
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To: theruleshavechanged

Why doesn’t he just shut up. His pancake mortician’s makeup is starting to flake. He wants to be the next Keith Overbite, and it just might work.


4 posted on 12/06/2012 7:29:44 AM PST by laweeks
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To: theruleshavechanged

“Why is he still talking?”

To prove he is an idiot. He’d rather be shot than have a gun to defend himself.


5 posted on 12/06/2012 7:30:28 AM PST by FR_addict
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To: theruleshavechanged

In the words of Abraham Lincoln, it is better to be considered a fool and not say anything then to say something and remove all doubt.


6 posted on 12/06/2012 7:30:55 AM PST by AU72
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To: theruleshavechanged

He is a sniveling coward.


7 posted on 12/06/2012 7:32:05 AM PST by facedown (Armed in the Heartland)
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To: theruleshavechanged

He’s right. If he had a gun it would make him shi% his drawers which would make it easy for the killer to find him.


8 posted on 12/06/2012 7:32:41 AM PST by albie
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To: laweeks

IIRC, Olberdouche’s first major gig was as a sportscaster. Costas might be onto something...


9 posted on 12/06/2012 7:33:06 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

A gun in Costas’s hand would be like a chimp with a hand grenade.


10 posted on 12/06/2012 7:33:23 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Because this oxygen thief probably has a handful of twenty-thirty year old (the demographic he says should not have access) armed bodyguards. Probably ex-military as well.

I love the duplicity of people with armed entourages that decry gun ownership all the while they are protected by armed citizens (not LEO’s). Basically celebrities and left wing local politicians and disorganizers like “Jesse Free” Meal Jackson. They are above they law when it comes to their protection.


11 posted on 12/06/2012 7:34:40 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: theruleshavechanged

Well, Bob... you are free to piss on yourself and cower behind a seat. A braver soul will take the initiative.


12 posted on 12/06/2012 7:35:04 AM PST by ScottinVA (I've never been more disgusted with American voters.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Every time Costas opens his mouth over guns, another American decides to buy one and go to the range. Keep up the great oratory, Bob.


13 posted on 12/06/2012 7:35:34 AM PST by TADSLOS (No need to watch the movie "Idiocracy". We're living it.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Who is Bob Costas and why is he getting so much attention?


14 posted on 12/06/2012 7:36:39 AM PST by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to, otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: theruleshavechanged

Some people are Zombie slayers, others are Zombie food.....


15 posted on 12/06/2012 7:38:11 AM PST by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: theruleshavechanged

16 posted on 12/06/2012 7:38:38 AM PST by C210N (In favor of private rights and public happiness)
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To: theruleshavechanged

It is hard to shoot and run like a little girl screaming.


17 posted on 12/06/2012 7:39:31 AM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I wouldn’t want the cowardly pissant to have a gun either.


18 posted on 12/06/2012 7:39:44 AM PST by Little Ray (Get back to work. Your urban masters need their EBTs refilled.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

The First Law of Holes remains as important now as it was last Sunday, Costas.

Shut UP.


19 posted on 12/06/2012 7:40:22 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: theruleshavechanged
Isn't it about time for Bob to dump his current wife and marry up again?
20 posted on 12/06/2012 7:41:04 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Then don’t have one Bob. Just mind your own business.


21 posted on 12/06/2012 7:41:50 AM PST by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: theruleshavechanged
Bob Costas: I wouldn’t want to have a gun during a theater shooting

I agree with Costas, except I wouldn't want him to have a gun under any circumstances.

22 posted on 12/06/2012 7:42:00 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Jeff Winston

Just more anecdotal evidence as to why our military is primarily made up of Conservatives.


23 posted on 12/06/2012 7:42:00 AM PST by Obadiah (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash?)
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To: nevergore

I don’t think Bob Costas is in any danger of becoming zombie chow...


24 posted on 12/06/2012 7:42:44 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Assuming Costas is straight, O’Reilly should have asked whether Costas would want a means to protect himself AND HIS WIFE or not.

You could have bet that his wife would provide some clarity to Costas.

Hey, but O’Reilly prefers to play the fool than ask the tough question.


25 posted on 12/06/2012 7:42:44 AM PST by School of Rational Thought (Fun for women ages 21 through 35)
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To: theruleshavechanged

What a little girly-man! ..wussie!


26 posted on 12/06/2012 7:43:37 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: AU72
I think it was Mark Twain that said that.

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Also:All the confusion and disagreement surrounding both the author and the wording of this saying led us to suspect that it may be a simple maxim, not attributable to any single person -- which is not to question its wisdom.

27 posted on 12/06/2012 7:44:56 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

Costas is the male version of Joy Behar. Stupid and naive yet with an audience.


28 posted on 12/06/2012 7:45:24 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Having an abortion is "progressive"?)
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To: N. Theknow

Or a chimp with an AK!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhxqIITtTtU&feature=topvideos_mf

(this clip is an oldie but a goodie!)


29 posted on 12/06/2012 7:51:12 AM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Zombie’s particulary like Zombie brains.....

They’re very small and bitter....

Like walnuts...

:^)


30 posted on 12/06/2012 7:51:12 AM PST by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

Zombie’s particulary like liberal brains.....

They’re very small and bitter....

Like walnuts...

:^)


31 posted on 12/06/2012 7:51:46 AM PST by nevergore ("It could be that the purpose of my life is simply to serve as a warning to others.")
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To: headstamp 2

Bob Costas is the Katie Curic of sports.


32 posted on 12/06/2012 7:52:44 AM PST by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

“bullets would be flying wildly all over the place.”

Yes: There is no sense in interefering with the gunmans aim as he goes about uninterupted shooting whomever he gets in the mood to shoot. /s/

Much better to just let him run out of bullets and leave.


33 posted on 12/06/2012 7:53:18 AM PST by Venturer
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Costas: “I don’t want a gun on me, no. In that situation, in the dark, in the confusion, I think it’s highly more likely that there would be more carnage – bullets would be flying wildly all over the place.”

Hey Costas, most people hit the ground. Be a man and stand up and take control of the situation....oh...yeah...you're not a man. What a pussy.

FMCDH(BITS)

34 posted on 12/06/2012 7:54:21 AM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: theruleshavechanged

If Bob fired a handgun, he would hurt himself on the recoil. And that’s with a .22


35 posted on 12/06/2012 7:58:00 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

All this time I thought his nonstop talk about pitching and catching was about baseball.


36 posted on 12/06/2012 7:58:49 AM PST by relictele
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To: theruleshavechanged

ping


37 posted on 12/06/2012 8:00:46 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment,a Matter of Fact,Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: theruleshavechanged
Bob Costas lied to Oreilly six times in a row
and the gas-bag bloviator agreed with bob.

Two peas from the same pod.


38 posted on 12/06/2012 8:02:06 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I suppose Bob would oppose arming the secret service, for similar reasons.

Oh, wait.


39 posted on 12/06/2012 8:02:24 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: stuartcr

Costas is a sports commentator who has recently joined the Owebama media propaganda machine.


40 posted on 12/06/2012 8:02:58 AM PST by Rennes Templar (Be positive: America is greater than Obama.)
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To: theruleshavechanged
The dirtbag also said he didn't want armed people standing in line at the theater, because they would start shooting each other over minor incidents. Boob Cooter thinks the world of Americans, doesn't he? In his Upper West Side lib mentality, we're all just ignorant rubes or street thugs looking for an opportunity to commit acts of violence. Of course, the exact opposite is true — “More Guns, Less Crime” by Prof. John Lott. Would be nice if Cooter were to read Prof. Lott's book, but nobody hold their breath.
41 posted on 12/06/2012 8:03:28 AM PST by twister881
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To: theruleshavechanged

Big talk from a little guy who probably depends on his armed bodyguard.


42 posted on 12/06/2012 8:05:17 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: N. Theknow
A gun in Costas’s hand would be like a chimp with a hand grenade.

A very boyish-looking, sniveling little chimp with a hand grenade.

43 posted on 12/06/2012 8:08:47 AM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: N. Theknow
A gun in Costas’s hand would be like a chimp with a hand grenade.

A very boyish-looking, sniveling little chimp with a hand grenade.

44 posted on 12/06/2012 8:08:57 AM PST by JustaCowgirl (Revolutions are not born out of success, they are born out of despair)
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To: theruleshavechanged

I wouldn’t want Costas to have a gun in that situation either. For myself, however, as well as any of my well-practiced shooting friends, I would prefer that we are armed and prepared to shoot back in defense of ourselves and others.


45 posted on 12/06/2012 8:12:45 AM PST by VRWCmember
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I wouldn’t want Costas to have a gun in that situation either.

Yep, I picture him clumsily trying to load the gun, like Fredo, when Don Corleone was shot.

46 posted on 12/06/2012 8:14:22 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: theruleshavechanged

Costas must live in a gated community.


47 posted on 12/06/2012 8:15:53 AM PST by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: headstamp 2

Tool = fool.


48 posted on 12/06/2012 8:16:48 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: Navy Patriot

I wouldn’t want him to have a gun either. Then it would be easier to grab him and use him as a shield against the bullets. If you grabbed him by the neck and back of his pants you could at least cover your vitals with Bobby’s little body.


49 posted on 12/06/2012 8:17:49 AM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: theruleshavechanged

That would violate one of the ten laws of gun safety:
“Never give a gun to a monkey.”


50 posted on 12/06/2012 8:29:14 AM PST by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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