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Tornado joke about conservatives Tweeted by The Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead

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Lizz Winstead, the co-creator of ‘The Daily Show,’ angered many of her Twitter followers after making a political joke about the deadly Oklahoma tornado.

According to the Daily Mail Online, Winstead sent a Tweet that read, ‘This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been ordered to only target conservatives.’

She sent this message out around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

Winstead may have been trying to make a joke regarding the current IRS scandal currently plaguing Washington and President Obama.

This post was soon deleted, but many took to Twitter to comment.

User @LifeofFitz wrote, ‘Apparently, @lizzwinstead thinks natural disasters are fodder for humor.’

User @Brava10 commented, ‘Can't see the humor in any level of a tornado.’

After the devastation of the disaster became clean, Winstead commented, ‘Made a political joke, Twas before devastation revealed. In hindsight, had I understood, I would have refrained. Beyond sorry. #LetMeHaveIt.’

Winstead continued to post comments and apologize.

She also Tweeted information regarding making donations to the Red Cross.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2328232/Oklahoma-tornado-Daily-Show-creator-Lizz-Winstead-faces-backlash-insensitive-tweet.html#ixzz2Tv3dKzTi

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