Wolf Blitzer Asks Tornado Survivor if She Thanked the Lord; Replies She's an Atheist

A moment of levity in Oklahoma Tuesday when Wolf Blitzer, concluding an interview with a woman who survived the devastating tornado, asked her if she had tha...

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Comment by Strega on May 21, 2013 at 10:06pm
Comment by _Robert_ on May 21, 2013 at 10:54pm

"You gotta thank the Lerd for that split second decision"

What a jackass. I guess the Lerd was a little late helping the others think fast enough to escape his latest act. He saved that mom and child just because he likes to be thanked.

Comment by Adam on May 21, 2013 at 11:01pm


She was very classy about it too!

Comment by Ray R. on May 22, 2013 at 5:26am
I thought her response was spectacular . It takes courage to openly state disbelief in absurd fairy tales smack dab in the middle of Jesus and meth country . Wolf Blitzer isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer . I saw him get absolutely destroyed on Jeopardy a few months back , answering even brutally simple questions incorrectly .
Comment by Daniel Rockwell on May 22, 2013 at 9:19am

That's great!  We were watching some coverage of this last night, and it annoyed me so much to keep hearing people say that they were blessed by God in their survival.

So God was on your side, but not on the side of any of those that died (including school children)?

This is worse than sports players who claim they won because God was helping them.

Comment by Strega on May 22, 2013 at 11:58am

You have to love Ricky Gervais and his tweets :)

Comment by Warren on May 22, 2013 at 12:35pm

Let's see, what's the cash value of sending "prayers"? Is that like boxtops or something of value?

Comment by Dr. Bob on May 22, 2013 at 2:35pm

Aw, shucks.  I was just logging in to share this one with folks here and you beat me to it!

I knew the group would appreciate it.  I confess I did.  I really dislike people pushing for public declarations of religiosity, even as a theist.   The atheist comments I thought were both respectful and classy.

Comment by Mabel on May 22, 2013 at 3:35pm

I don't believe it! I think I'm going to faint.

Comment by Strega on May 22, 2013 at 3:55pm


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