Skip to comments.Bob Costas: My Armed Security Doesn't Make Me a Hypocrite on Guns
Posted on 03/10/2014 3:15:23 PM PDT by george76
On March 9th NBC's Bob Costas dismissed criticism of his having armed guards while disparaging "gun culture" by saying his guards were NBC and NFL security, not "personal" bodyguards.
He did this while being interviewed by Fox News's Howard Kurtz, who brought up Costas's December 2012 halftime criticism of "the NFL's gun culture."
Kurtz said, "You were accused of injecting politics into halftime, and Fox News's Greg Gutfeld said you were 'a hypocritical buffoon' because you're in New York, and you're surrounded by armed guards, and you don't have to worry about safety."
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Hey Bob, why don’t you get your mouth botoxed shut.
YES IT DOES BOBBY!
pinko pinkeye alert
So Bob is making his security guys get rid of the guns?
Kind of like my divorce doesn’t make my Christianity hypocritical...I’m not sorry if that hurts, but God knows people will justify anything to avoid the truth.
No, but it might make you an elitist.
I like you Bob. Please, let the gun thing go. People have a right to defend themselves. A society with defended citizens is much safer that a society with defenseless citizens. Common, Bob, you're a sensible guy. Let it go, Bro.
Shut up Bob.
Are you kidding. This effeminate loser is the reason why sports in general is taking a collective #2, and why homos are suddenly appearing from nowhere.
Oh yes it does Bob!
Then why keep using them, hmm?
We know the answer... Rules for thee, not for me...
No, I’m sure they all got new Sigs for Christmas.
It makes him an elitist, fascist, “fellow traveler”
It does so unequivocably , Bob.
I really do not like Howard Kurtz’ “Media Matters” show on Fox. He had a little panel discussing CPAC, and Paul and Cruz leading the pack. Every one of his 3 panelists discounted the seriousness of their presence. (But when it was Christy, their comments ascribed seriousness to him...even though they discounted his candidacy.)
And that’s just one example. This one about the interview with Costas doesn’t really tell the story. If Kurtz had been any more deferential, Costas would’ve had to stoop to talk to a kneeling Kurtz.
I’ve never liked Costas, and he is a hypocrite.
Dang man, this guy comes across as a genuinely nice guy, family guy, etc. What evidence do you have that Costas is a sodomite? If not then what are you talking about? He’s a guy like so many that don’t get it, not necessarily because they’re “bad” people but they need remedial education and possibly a spiritual renewal so the Lord can enlighten him. That’s how most of us got here IMO. It’s OK to hate the deceptions someone embraces but let’s care a little more about the person - that’s the first step toward conversion.
What in the hell does Bob Costas do anymore anyway? He’s probably making controversial comments to get attention with the goal of staying ‘relevant’. He sure as hell isn’t calling any football games, or hosting a pregame or halftime show....
I took his statements to Kurtz just the other way. I think what he was trying to say was that his problem isn’t with guns, or with people owning guns. He was trying to point out a problem in the NFL with a culture (I think he meant specifically GANGS) where guns were part of that unhealthy life. He was contrasting that diseased culture with the country at large.
It was a very different angle than I’d heard before.
Everyone else insults my intelligence, Bob, and you might as well join the parade.
Protection for me, but not for thee.
These liberal snakes do not understand that everybody has right to life and liberty, which means the right to defend themselves. Firearms are great equalizers, so for the sake of equality, the right to bear arm is every free person’s human right.
Hey Bob, I’m my own body guard.
I feel the same about Howard Kurtz and his show. He and the show are nothing but a cover for the blatant liberalism on FNC.
I gagged on that show. It was bad enough that I woke up at 4 am. Everything else was infomercial...eat this, invest that, cook with this.
In retrospect, I should have gone with the jet blender or whatever it’s called.
Yes, it does, Bob.
Yes, it absolutely does make you a hypocrite, Bob! My life deserves as much protection as yours.
Costas has lately been on a crusade to define himself as a “serious” journalist by taking predictably liberal views on various social issues as they intersect with sports. No doubt congratulating himself on his “courage”, he demonstrates the opposite - slavish conformity to questionable liberal pieties.
He is sort of correct. He was a hypocrite long before he got armed guards, so the armed guards don’t MAKE HIM a hypocrite.
Makes sense to me. ;^)
See you're not as important as Bob Costas so you have no need to arm yourself.../ S
Remember 911 is minutes away when seconds count...
You’re only denying it because it’s true, weasel!
Well, Bob, it sort of does. You are not middle class. Middle class people, poor too, can’t afford a team of armed security guards to protect them, on or off the job. They can’t send their kids to the posh private schools with armed guards. So they purchase guns to protect their own, themselves.
The guard that is hired to protect you today goes home tonight. He has a wife and some kids, and his house isn’t as secure as yours. Shouldn’t he use his service weapon if he had an intruder break in? Or is there a lock on his gun case that says “for protection of Mr. Costas only”?
So, security is okay for him but not for us? He clearly thinks he’s better than us “peasants”.
The KING DWEEB of sportscasters.
Really there is no need to argue about this. Just look at it like lawn care.
Rich folks like Mr Costas are able to hire their armed protection.
The rest of us do it ourselves.
And I got no problem with that.
Costas has no character, he’s a weasel. Probably got pinkeye from bukakke.
Gee Bob, why don’t you donate all your money to provide security details to everyone who lives in horrible neighborhoods????
I very much dislike hypocrites, deceivers and liars.
That little shrimp has armed bodyguards to take a dump.
Did Bobby stomp his widdle feet with his denial?
F’n a-hole needs to shut his pie hole.
So do I even though I've done that stuff and so have you I'm sure. So what evidence do you have of his malfeasance?
Mark Levin is slamming Mr. Bobtox Costass right now, heh
That's simply a ruse. Costas is a die-hard leftist.
What evidence do you have that Costas is a sodomite?
I didn't say he was, specifically. I'm saying that Costas has brought PC and other liberal agendas into sports. This atmosphere has enabled homos to come out of the woods. This time it's sports, next it's going to be NASCAR and hunting that liberals are going to whine that there's no gay hunters or race car drivers.
I very much dislike hypocrites, deceivers and liars.
So do I even though I've done that stuff and so have you I'm sure.
Uh no, not to the level where the guy you like so much, got on national television and proved he was a total hypocrite in front of a national audience. The AH got political and stuck both feet in his mouth. He's not only a hypocrite, but also a no nothing leftist.