Pat Robertson: Need I Say More?
So this is Tuesday’s news, but if you haven’t seen this hate-spewing clip of Pat Robertson that’s been circulating this week, you need to.
After you watch it, you’ll feel like your insides are being boiled and then run through some conservative meat grinder. That’s why after you watch it, you need to read Dan Savage’s spin on it. He will make you feel better. It’s his way. An excerpt, to get the medicine in motion:
If you buy into Robertson's theories on origins of homosexuality then you have to embrace a highly unflattering picture of Christian America. If Pat is right then all those fundamentalist Christian churches, schools, counseling programs, and summer camps—the whole parallel Christian universe—are teeming with sexual predators. That Christian day care center? An extremely dangerous environment for children. That Christian summer camp? The hunting grounds of countless child rapists. That youth group at the mega-church? Ditto. That football team at a Christian high school? No responsible parent would let her child try out for one.
Christian America: a bad place to raise your kids.
And to finally clear your head of said hate-spewing, I give you this mental relief: