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NBC cans hunting show after lobbyist star compares critics to Hitler

NBC Sports Network pulled the new show Under Wild Skies from broadcast Saturday after its star — National Rifle Association lobbyist Tony Makris — defended shooting an elephant in the face by comparing his critics to Hitler on an NRA news show. Makris came under fire, metaphorically, after the premiere…

NRA elephant hunter slams ‘animal racists’: Hitler would oppose killing elephants too!

A National Rifle Association (NRA) lobbyist this week lashed out at critics who called on NBC Sports to cancel his hunting program after it aired an episode where he shot an elephant in the face. By Friday, almost 50,000 people had reacted to this week’s episode of Under Wild Skies…

NRA lobbyist shoots elephant in the face and then celebrates with champagne

The NBC Sports network came under fire this week after it aired an NRA-sponsored program that included gun lobbyist Tony Makris shooting an elephant in the face and then drinking champagne. Deadspin noted on Tuesday that the Botswana hunt had aired during this week’s episode of Under Wild Skies. Makris…

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