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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