Failing 90% is Bad, Right?
Yesterday, Daily Show creator and friend of the show Lizz Winstead tweeted a political joke when news of a tornado touching down in Oklahoma broke.
This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been ordered to only target conservatives. — Lizz Winstead (@lizzwinstead) May 20, 2013After the depth of the devastation was revealed Winstead immediately apologized for making the tweet, but it didn't save her twitter timeline which is still currently in shambles. The initial tweet was deleted at the request of a self identified Oklahoman.
Made a political joke, Twas before devastation revealed. In hindsight, had I understood, I would have refrained. Beyond sorry. #LetMeHaveIt — Lizz Winstead (@lizzwinstead) May 20, 2013There are few things that raise emotions like a natural disaster and no disaster is complete without the constant rotation of tragedy porn on the 24-hour news channels, Facebooks, Instagrams, and Tumblrs, and as a result the internet unleashed its full fury on poor Lizz without impunity. But who should come to Winstead's defense? None other than ... Glenn Beck?
Leave lizz winstead alone.Clearly bad joke.How many of us has made a joke we wished we could take back? She has to feel awful.#castfirststone — Glenn Beck (@glennbeck) May 21, 2013You know the worlds gone nuts when Glenn Beck is the internet's voice of reason. On today's #TWiBRadio, post-tragedy Twitter rage, a New York judge weighs in on the 'effectiveness' of stop-and-frisk, and we announce the world premier of the Ten Frisk Commandments Remix video. Subscribe on iTunes | Subscribe On Stitcher| Direct Download | RSS And this morning on #amTWiB, #TheMorningCrew talk about a high school senior banned from graduation for unleashing thousands of crickets in the school, Essence and MSNBC team up to bring live coverage of the Essence Festival, and right-wing radio host Pete Santilli stands by his comments about shooting Hillary Clinton "in the vagina [to] let her suffer." Subscribe on iTunes| Subscribe On Stitcher|Direct Download| RSS