Michael Moore's tongue in cheek comments about God sending a hurricane to New Orleans before the Republic National Convention was clearly meant to satirize the fringe elements in the right (sadly referred to as "the base") who believe that God creates major disasters, diseases, etc. to punish people they don't like.
Consider James Hagee, the idiot that endorsed John McCain for the nomination. Earlier this year he said that Katrina was a punishment for a homosexual rally they were having there.
The sad thing is he meant it.
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