He's talking to people who actually give a darn about the halacha. Not people who will show up for the party if there's nothing good on TV. Personally, I'm in your camp. But we're not his target audience, so let's let them do their thing, yes?
Mother of Palestinian toddler killed in West Bank arson attack in critical condition (Haaretz)
from the article: Israeli Haredim divided after top Sephardi rabbi postpones Lag Ba'omer