Robertson is a BIG IDIOT

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Robertson apologizes to Sharon's son for remarks
12 Jan 2006 22:27:06 GMT

Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Conservative Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson has apologized for suggesting Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's stroke was divine punishment for Israel's pullout from the Gaza Strip.

In a letter to Sharon's son, Omri, the controversial U.S. evangelist sought forgiveness for saying last week on his "700 Club" television show that Sharon was "dividing God's land and I would say woe unto any prime minister of Israel who takes a similar course."

"My zeal, my love of Israel and my concern for the future safety of your nation led me to make remarks which I can now view in retrospect as inappropriate and insensitive in light of a national grief experienced because of your father's illness," Robertson said in the letter, dated on Wednesday.

Sharon, 77, suffered a massive stroke last week and has been fighting for his life since.

Robertson, a former Republican presidential candidate with a history of controversial statements, said in the letter that "I ask your forgiveness and the forgiveness of the people of Israel for saying what was clearly insensitive at the time."

In response to Robertson's initial remarks, Israeli Tourism Minister Avraham Hirschson said on Wednesday that Robertson would not be involved in a planned $48 million Christian Heritage Center on the shore of the biblical Sea of Galilee in Israel.

He needs to use his ass-brain to think before saying something condemning people.
 

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yep, some people just dont know when to shut-up...
and notice that he apologized only that his timing was wrong... as if its alright to say it after some time has passed...

it reminds me, there were some people who said the new-orleans disaster happened because the US supported the pullout from gaza strip.
 
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fargoth said:
yep, some people just dont know when to shut-up...
and notice that he apologized only that his timing was wrong... as if its alright to say it after some time has passed...

it reminds me, there were some people who said the new-orleans disaster happened because the US supported the pullout from gaza strip.
I thought it was Pat Robertson that said the New Orleans disaster happened because Ellen Degeneres, a lesbian from New Orleans, hosted the Emmys.

That's false by the way. The article that said that was from a satire site. But when someone talks about Pat Robertson, how can you tell the difference between satire and reality? His real comments are more outlandish than than the parodies of him!
 
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You've got to consider though, his old age. I've come across his show and he seems to feel way too comfortable during his monologues. His show is Christian based, but it may be every once in a while his political ego kind of takes over, and uses the show to display political power and attach himself to such important issues (which in reality, he has no power over, so in a sense, he's delusional).
 

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