Too soon: Lizz Winstead takes a stab at political tornado humor; Update: Apologizes

The mile-wide tornado that destroyed Moore, Okla., and leveled at least two elementary schools was still weaving a path of devastation when Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead thought up a funny. Too soon?

There’ll be time to worry about the victims later, but this tornado was a perfect “teachable moment” to point out the hypocrisy driving the GOP’s ongoing Obama witch hunt. Here’s the setup:

We’re still waiting to hear about fatalities as survivors pick through the rubble, but we have news of our first casualty.

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For what it’s worth, here’s Winstead’s apology tweet.

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