Ever-vigilant Fox culture warrior Todd Starnes has found another example of the godlessness of modern society: just before beginning a wrestling match, North Carolina high school student Nicholas Fant dropped to his knees in prayer, and the referee gave him a warning for delaying the match.
NCHSAA Commissioner David Whitfield told Fox News the referee made the right call - nothing to do with religion. He noted the referee had called them to the center of the mat, the other wrestler was already waiting there, and "at that point it’s time to wrestle.”
But not all wrestling officials agreed with the call – including David Culbreth of the Southeastern Wrestling Officials Association, a believer. “On my mat – God gets two seconds.. if it turned into a 60-second prayer - he'd probably get a verbal warning - or I might try to say Amen for him."
They're of two minds about this over on the Fox Nation. Some are equally outraged:
While others agree with the referee:
(Incidentally, Fant lost the match - so was God ticked off at the referee or just plain indifferent?)
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