Guns don't kill people. George RR Martin kills people. Smashing GRRM also kills beetles...
Adam Rifkin stashed this in GRRM
All beetles must die.
Imgur comments: http://imgur.com/dlK47Bf
Btw lol at the Imgur comments.
Someone in /r/asoiaf pointed out that the scene is a jab at Orson Scott Card, who wrote a negative review of the showing after watching the first 2 episodes, because he doesn't like boobies.
Orson Lannister, a dimwit, smashes beetles/buggers over and over, leaving the observer to wonder, as Tyrion did, what's going on in his mind. Is there a point? Or is Orson just a stupid simpleton?
The post in question:
The beetle smashing is noted to be a mockery of the premise of Ender's Game.
Here's a good analysis of the Beetles scene and the Trial by Combat scene: