We admit we’re conflicted by the video provided by storm chasers in tornado alley.
There’s a certain beauty in the unfolding disaster and an impressiveness in its power. On the other hand, driving toward a tornado is only encouraged by showing storm chasing video. And yet… we can’t look away.
This tornado in Oklahoma yesterday killed two people.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.