Godless in America: CNN on "Why atheists inspire such hatred"

7 02 2007

We know atheists are America’s most despised and distrusted minority. We know it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for an atheist to be elected to office in the US.

But this has to be seen to be believed.

Via Pharyngula

UPDATE: Austin Cline (atheism.about.com) reviews the CNN piece, and in another post provides an overview of other reactions in the Blogosphere. According to various commenters on Digg, if you attempt to make your feelings known to CNN about the story, you’ll receive the following response:

Dear I-Reporter,

On behalf of CNN, please accept our sincere thanks for your I-Report submission during our memorial coverage of the tragic death of Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin. Thanks to the many submissions from our viewers, our coverage carried the personal touch that came from his vast and personal outreach to his many fans. Our programming effort was a huge success, and you are part of the reason for that.

Again, we sincerely thank you and hope you will continue to send relevant submissions to us at http://www.cnn.com/exchange/ireports/topics/

Best wishes,

CNN Public Information




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