May 21: Harold Camping speaks

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Spencer Platt

Well, the world didn’t end, which is a relief! Except to the people who were convinced it was going to. What does Harold Camping, the man behind all that Judgment Day, have to say for himself now?

From the San Francisco Chronicle:

"It has been a really tough weekend," said Harold Camping, the 89-year-old fundamentalist radio preacher who convinced hundreds of his followers that the rapture would occur on Saturday at 6 p.m.

[...] "I’m looking for answers," Camping said, adding that meant frequent prayer and consultations with friends.

Well, that about wraps this thing up, right? It’s been a wild ride for Metro, with pranks, and fun charts, and even an interview with Camping himsef! But now it’s time to say goodbye. It’s been fun chilling with you, you wacky doomsayers.


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