- The Washington Times - Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Almost as quickly as she tweeted, she was forced to apologize. But not before thousands saw the message: The creator of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” said on Twitter that the tornadoes must have been sent as a direct message to conservatives.

“This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been ordered to only target conservatives,” Lizz Winstead tweeted.

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Breitbart reported she was forced to quickly issue an apology. Social media exploded with commentators who condemned her statement.

“Made a political joke, Twas before devastation revealed. In hindsight, had I understood, I would have refrained. Beyond sorry,” she tweeted.

Ms. Winstead created “The Daily Show” and frequently has used the platform to push her personal liberal views, Breitbart reported.