Pat Robertson: Haiti ‘asked for it’ by making a pact with the Devil
How can a “man of God” be so evil. There’s no other word for it. We can laugh at his multiple blathering of batsh*ttery, but when he steps into the role of God’s Executioner, I cannot think of anything more Satanic than Pat Robertson. (via Political Carnival):
Of course you are, Pat… after you come out with outlandishly despicable statements about why Haiti has had to deal with so much death, so many troubles. See, according to Televangelist Pat it’s because they “swore a pact at the Devil” in order to free themselves from the French. “True story. So the devil said ‘okay, it’s a deal'”. That’s why this horrific earthquake took place. Haiti asked for it. Did you know that? Apparently this Pat Robertson does.
Pat says that medicine and food from his organization are on the way. Presumably his people will also be proselytizing to survivors that they need to turn from Satan as they are given rice, beans and bread, and medicine.
UPDATE: People For the American Way President Michael B. Keegan today condemned the statement made by Pat Robertson
Michael B. Keegan, president of People For the American Way, issued the following statement:
“Pat Robertson’s comments about the victims of this earthquake are reprehensible. Unfortunately, they fit right in with his history of mean spirited attacks accusing his opponents of causing natural disasters and terrorism. To blame the victims of this disaster for what they’ve been through is appalling. Regrettably, Pat Robertson can’t be written off as an eccentric aberration of the right-wing—he’s still a leading figure in the conservative movement.
“At a time when our attention should be focused on helping the victims of this disaster, Robertson’s comments are beyond the pale.”
UPDATE 2: Fox News’s Shepard Smith, the only voice of sanity at that network, called out Robertson, saying “They don’t need that” (Media Matters):
Not to be topped by Pat, Rush Limbaugh proves yet again that he is a boil on the ass of society: “Obama will use Haiti to boost credibility with “light-skinned and dark-skinned black community in this country”