At last night’s game between the San Francisco 49ers v New England Patriots there were many fans holding signs expressing their concern for families in Newtown, Connecticut. But football fans watching at home were a different story.

Some footballs watching the game at home became upset when NBC pre-empted the first quarter of Sunday’s game to show President Obama’s speech at the Newtown memorial for victims of the Sandy Hook shooting.

Deadspin editor Timothy Burke collected more than two dozen racist tweets calling out Obama’s speech.

(h/t Deadspin)

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