I sometimes enjoy watching for its' entertainment value - sometimes uproariously funny, and sometimes very sad. I certainly would not accept any of their crackpot opinion as anything but what it is - entertainment.
I'm surprised that so many like playing alone. I quit playing the game back in the 80's for the very reason it was too hard to find playing partners.
Thankfully, now that I'm back into it, and retired, I play five mornings a week with the men's association at my club.
Why - because it would enlighten one as to things which one takes for granted. Such as, in this case, one can support stop and frisk while knowing full well that it is more than likely not going to affect oneself. This is not true for our black and latino friends - they do not have that privilege.