Monday, November 14, 2005

Pat Robertson Sticks His Foot in His Mouth . . . Again

I’m not sure which is harder to believe: that Pat Robertson continues to spout such offensively tasteless drivel, or that Americans continue tuning into the 700 Club to hear what the moron has to say. Weeks after calling for the assassination of Hugo Chavez, God’s self-appointed soldier has found a new target for his wrath.

Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson warned residents of a rural Pennsylvania town Thursday that disaster may strike there because they "voted God out of your city" by ousting school board members who favored teaching intelligent design.

All eight Dover, Pa., school board members up for re-election were defeated Tuesday after trying to introduce "intelligent design" — the belief that the universe is so complex that it must have been created by a higher power — as an alternative to the theory of evolution.

"I'd like to say to the good citizens of Dover: If there is a disaster in your area, don't turn to God. You just rejected him from your city," Robertson said on the Christian Broadcasting Network's 700 Club.
This is the point in the post where I typically interject some smart-ass comments ridiculing my subject, but when it comes to making Pat Robertson look bad, nobody does it better than Pat Robertson.

Robertson’s remarks aside, it’s good to see that Dover citizens voted the Christian missionaries off their school board.

--Matthew McCoy