Originally Posted by Gnaddel
Of course it is pathetic! However, politicians have to give answers if the people ask them to, even if there are no reasonable answers to be given. I doubt that the people in charge actually believe that there is a point in banning violent games.
Exactly... it's much more the stupid masses' fault than politicians that games get villified. Whenever something bad happens people demand answers and causes, even if the only answer is "wow, some people are nuts."