Life In Ohio, A Continuing Series

by Jonathan Chait | June 15, 2010

In 2004, Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio had erected a gigantic, 62' statue of Jesus alongside I-75, the north-south freeway that runs from Florida to the upper peninsula of Michigan.

Last night it was struck by lightning and destroyed:

I found this comment from the news story hilarious:

“I can’t believe Jesus was struck,” said his brother, who noted the giant Hustler Hollywood sign for the adult store across the street was untouched. “It’s the last thing I expected to happen.”

Click here if you want to watch a local woman proclaim her belief that "it's a sign, and not a good one." Let me spell it out for you: God hates Ohio.

Source URL: http://www.newrepublic.com//blog/jonathan-chait/75581/life-ohio-continuing-series