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Pat Robertson: Democratic ‘Party Of Gays, Godlessness’ Is ‘Going After God’

by David Badash on September 5, 2012

in Bigotry Watch,Marriage,News,Politics,Religion

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Pat Robertson in a religious diatribe yesterday called the Democratic Party the “party of gays, godlessness, and whatever else,” and claimed they are now “going after God.” Robertson, 82, jumped on the radical religious right and Republican machine’s anti-Constitution attack on Democrats for not including thew word “God” in the DNC platform. Robertson, a multi-millionaire and televangelist, claimed he was “astounded” that Democrats have “insulted” Catholics and labor unions.

Brian Tashman at Right Wing Watch notes that the Democratic platform, contains “a section extolling religious faith as ‘a driving force of progress and justice throughout our history’.” He published this video and transcript:

ROBERTSON: Back in the 1850s or 60s there was a charge that one party was the party of rum, Romanism and rebellion. I don’t know what you label the Democrats now but it’s the party of gays, godlessness and whatever else. I mean, same-sex marriage is in the platform, they want to go along with that as a right, I’m just astounded.

They can’t defend it and you ask yourself, you’re going to go before the American people and that’s going to be the face they’re going to present to America. You have insulted the Catholic Church with your rules, you have insulted right-to-work states, you have insulted certain union groups with your stand on the pipeline and now you’re going after God, it makes no sense but that’s what they want to do.

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Mykelbarber September 5, 2012 at 12:44 pm

Sorry Mr. Robertson, but your queer predeliction to use myth and mysticism to get your way in public policy, those days are over.

Jasonc126 September 5, 2012 at 1:30 pm

They need to stuff this old man in a nursing home. HIs days of dementia are beyond comprehension. LOL.

Dave_Koch September 5, 2012 at 2:28 pm

This guy is the epitome of the right-wing, homophobic, Galactically Ignorant, low information knuckle draggers.

EdinOcala September 5, 2012 at 4:15 pm

If there is a god please take Pat Robertson to heaven or hell or anyplace where he can rant and rave where we don't have to hear him.

lepidopteryx September 6, 2012 at 12:57 am

If Pat's god is all that and a bag of chips, why should he need the likes of Pat to defend him against the nasty politicians?

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