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By 05.24.07

The FanHaus picked up on this brilliant piece (sarcasm!) of tut-tutting by ABC News, which clearly needs to fire a reporter:

There is a frightening new trend in locker rooms, backyards and basements across the country: unsupervised children and teenagers pummeling one another, wearing only athletic helmets and gloves for protection. It's a risky new twist on "Fight Club," where anything goes… No-holds-barred fighting has long been popular on television, in shows like "American Gladiators" and "The Ultimate Fighting Championship."

Great point, except UFC isn't a TV show and the "no-holds-barred fighting" on "American Gladiators" was people hitting each other with giant Q-Tips and getting shot by tennis ball cannons.  In fact, here's part of America's legacy of televised violence:

Yup, there goes the country.  It's really terrible when kids stop playing video games to go outside and learn to take a punch.  Heaven forbid any of our youth grow up to not be total pussies.


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