So stupid.

Via HuffPo:

Connecticut senator Chris Murphy is calling on Rupert Murdoch to cancel the broadcast of a NASCAR race sponsored by the NRA.

The “NRA 500″ is set to take place on Saturday, and Murdoch’s Fox Sports is set to air it.

It’s not the first time the gun lobby has sponsored a race, but it is the first such event to happen in the wake of the Newtown massacre in Murphy’s home state.

A CNN article from March described some of the gun-themed elements of the races that take place at the Texas track where the competition is being held