Bear shot on TV show "Gold Rush Alaska" What's the big deal?

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    Bear killed on TV Show Unnecessarily

    If the guy had a tag, I don't see what the problem is? If they didn't want to lower the population by 1, don't issue the tag. He took the bear legally and ethically. Whetehr it was done for the story or not is entirely irrelevant. They issued a tag, he used it legally. Game over for everyone, bear included.

    I say it was a good shot. Why are we entertaining the enviro-tards when this guy played by the rules?
     
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    Who is entertaining enviro-tards?
     
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    The media.
     
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    One agency issues a statement and you allege that 'The media' is entertaining enviro-tards?

    I'm now left wondering why I'm entertaining hyperbole-tards. :lol:
     
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    I shot a coyote yesterday, legally.

    There was no media clamoring to tell the tale.

    The man had a tag. Why is this even a story?
     
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    because it was on tv.
     
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    I didn't read anything in the linked article suggesting that the shooting wasn't legal.

    It did however suggest that the shooting was gratuitous and intended to boost ratings. In this case I'm inclined to agree.
     
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    We have entire channels devoted to hunting. On average, 200+ animals being shot is broadcast to millions of viewers every day.

    The argument seems to be that it was scripted, that the tag was acquired in hopes that a bear could be taken on camera.

    And so what if it was? The tag was issued, which would imply that the State needed the population controlled. The guy did his job for the State, used his tag, and removed a bear from the population.

    And this morning we have our choice of 113 articles to tell us how wrong it was.

    Then don't issue the fucking tag?
     
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    Got news for ya': ALL TV shows are gratuitous and intended to boost ratings.
     
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    The guy just wanted the bear's arms. Americans are guaranteed that by the 2nd Amendment.
     

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