My Unhealthy Obsession with Pat Robertson

I can't explain my obsession with documenting the insanity of Pat Robertson. Maybe it's that the AP makes it just SO easy...

Fellow conservative religious leaders have expressed concern and even open criticism over Pat Robertson's habit of shooting from the hip on his daily religious news-and-talk television program, "The 700 Club."


Some observers say Robertson, who'll turn 76 next month, courts controversy as a strategy to stay recognizable and keep his followers mobilized. Others say he remains important to the evangelical movement that he helped create when he established the Virginia Beach-based Christian Broadcasting Network in 1960 but he needs to stop damaging it with his words.

He canceled a speech planned for this coming Tuesday at the closing banquet of the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Dallas after NRB leaders said they were concerned that his appearance could detract from the event.

Emphasis mine. Anyway, it's good to see that there are still people out there who can discern real Christianity from the ramblings falling out of this mouth of Pat Robertson. Just one more quote...
"Whenever [Hindus] feel any sort of inspiration, whether it's by a river or under a tree, on top of a hill, they figure that some God or spirit is responsible for that. And so they'll worship that tree, they'll worship that hill or they'll worship anything. Wherever you find this type of idolatry, you'll find a grinding poverty. The land has been cursed. ... Siva [is] the God of Destruction, and his consort, the Goddess of death [Kali] -- that black, ugly statue there with all those fierce eyes. I mean these people are out to kill other human beings in the name of their God." - Pat Robertson, "The 700 Club" March 23, 1995

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