Thursday, January 14, 2010

Pat Robertson: Haitian Earthquake - God's Punishment?

Pat Robertson is a world-class idiot. Who needs a tele-evangelist who preaches God gets his jollies killing poor people whose ancestors ticked God off. Naturally, the left wing in this country will try to make Robertson's remarks represent those of all conservatives. This writer thinks Robertson's comments are about as stupid as they come.
Robertson's remarks:
And you know Kristi, something happened a long time ago in Haiti and people might not want to talk about it. They were under the heel of the French, uh you know Napoleon the third and whatever. And they got together and swore a pact to the Devil. They said we will serve you if you'll get us free from the French. True Story. And so the Devil said "OK, it's a deal." And they kicked the French out. You know, the Haitians revolted and got themselves free. But ever since they have been cursed by one thing after the other, desperately poor. That island is Hispaniola is one island. It's cut down the middle. On one side is Haiti, on the other side is the Dominican republic. Dominican Republic is prosperous, healthy, full of resorts, etc.. Haiti is in desperate poverty. Same island. Uh, they need to have, and we need to pray for them, a great turning to God and out of this tragedy. I'm optimistic something good may come.

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