You know Pat Robertson right? The right wing televangilist? He ran for president in the republican primary a few elections back. Just in case you forgot, here are some of Reverend Pat Robinson's quotes over the years:
1 "You know, I don't know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we're trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. It's a whole lot cheaper than starting a war ... We have the ability to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise that ability. We don't need another $200 billion war to get rid of one, you know, strong-arm dictator. It's a whole lot easier to have some of the covert operatives do the job and then get it over with." –Pat Robertson, calling for the assassination of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
2. "It may be a blessing in disguise. ... Something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it. Haitians were originally under the heel of the French. You know, Napoleon the third, or whatever. And they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, we will serve you if you will get us free from the French. True story. And so, the devil said, okay it's a deal. Ever since they have been cursed by one thing after the other." –Pat Robertson, on the earthquake in Haiti that destroyed the capital and killed tens of thousands of people, Jan. 13, 2010
3. "Maybe we need a very small nuke thrown off on Foggy Bottom to shake things up" –Pat Robertson, on nuking the State Department
4. "The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians." –Pat Robertson
Pat is a true man of God, don't you think? I mean I am for assasination as much as the next guy, and for nuking the State Department, but Reverend Pat, it sounds odd coming from such a revered religious leader as yourself. These quotes and others are in:
I just read an article about Reverend's Pat's comments about the David Petraeus affair. See
"Television evangelist and ultraconservative Pat Robertson doesn't think General David Petraeus should be condemned for his affair with writer Paula Broadwell. After all, she is "an extremely good looking woman" and "he's a man."
Robertson excused CIA Director Petraeus for the extramarital affair with his biographer, Broadwell, on Monday's episode of "The 700 Club," the flagship program of the Christian Broadcasting Network.
"Who knows?" he said. "The man's off in a foreign land and he's lonely and here's a good looking lady throwing herself at him. I mean, he's a man."
He also alluded to Broadwell's wiles. "She is an extremely good looking woman. She is a marathon runner. She runs Iron Man triathlons."
Well Patty my boy, apparently the Petrareus affair started in Washington D.C. after Petraeous was appointed CIA director, but Washington, D.C. certainly could be called a foreign land. Remember that is where the State Department is located, the place you wanted to nuke. And as you point out, she did run marathons. And she was throwing herself at poor old David.
I wonder if that line will work on the Lovely Sharon. She is in California for more than half the year, I am in Utah. Many people think Utah is a foreign land. I know for myself when I look at the Utah State Legislature I often say to myself "Beam me up Scotty, there is no intelligent life here." I gotta know some woman who runs marathons, don't I? I am a man so.....
That's gotta work with the Lovely Sharon, don't you think? Thanks for the idea Pat. And Pat, "God Bless."