[FoRK] Fox News: Divine Intervention?

Jef Allbright <jef at jefallbright.net> on Thu May 31 17:29:37 PDT 2007

On 5/31/07, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:

> So, I was flipping channels while in a travel, work, sleep deprivation
> induced state and I happened upon Fox News.  Their big story was an
> accident captured by a traffic video camera.  A man had just stepped out
> of his pickup truck to help a woman with a flat tire.  He had walked to
> the back of his pickup (maybe he parked to close to the barrier?) just
> as another motorist plowed into the pickup truck, smashing it and
> bouncing it off the jersey barrier, luckily a couple car lengths behind
> the woman's car so she wasn't affected either.
>
> Why oh why couldn't they just say: "That was an unlikely situation."???
> Why does it have to be, verbally and in print all over the screen,
> "Divine Intervention?" etc.?

So they thought their God caused a vehicular collision -- why?

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