"Why do you give a sh*t?"

He finally turned to the last issue on the docket, the 9/11 Cross– a bit of metal found standing in the shape of a cross in the rubble of the World Trade Center, which is set to be exhibited at the memorial in New York. Atheists have begun to protest its exhibition on the grounds that it is offensive to their (non?) faith, a point Stewart didn’t understand. “By the way, atheists, why do you give a shit?” he asked, mocking the president of the American Association of Atheists for making “even those indifferent to our cause” hate them. Given that the atheist symbol was the atom, Stewart proposed replacing the cross in a way that would satisfy the devout and the heretic: instead of a cross made up of tiny atoms, an atom made up of tiny crosses.