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Last night, I happened to see a few minutes of a local newscast, an event I try mightily to avoid. The top story of the day was the death of Robert Stitt, which occurred while he was "battle dancing" with some of his friends - he attempted to do a flip and landed on his head, and then went into cardiac arrest.

It's the sort of news item you expect to see in News of the Weird, but here's how the local newscasters are handling the story: they are treating battle dancing like it's a serious problem.

Battle dancing.

They see this story, about a 39 year old man with a history of cardiac problems, who had been drinking all day, who tried to flip and landed on his head, as evidence that battle dancing is a problem.

Our media, folks. Can they get any stupider?

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