Deadspin Gathers the Most Offensive Responses to NBC Pre-Empting Sunday Night Football

Deadspin Gathers the Most Offensive Responses to NBC Pre-Empting Sunday Night FootballCharles Dharapak/The Associated Press

People who were watching the first quarter of tonight's Sunday Night Football contest saw the broadcast interrupted, but with good reason. President Obama traveled to Newtown, Conn. to give a televised memorial speech for the Sandy Hook victims. It was a moving and emotional speech by the POTUS, but the words fell on some deaf ears-the ears of viewers who completely forgot there are things bigger than a football game.

Hit the thumbs to check out some examples gathered by Deadspin. Click here to see the rest of the Twitter reactions, ranging from racial epithets to straight ignorance.

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