Food Network chef Alton Brown always says that the only uni-tasker he's allowed himself is a fire extinguisher. Everything else has to be able to perform multiple functions. By this logic, he's probably selling his jumper cables and buying a pair of AK-47s right about now.
That's right, these dudes managed to jump a car with a dead battery using only a pair of cheap, rugged, and reliable assault rifles. MacGyver and Alton Brown are both very proud.