Note to Pat Robertson: When your batshit crazy ravings have gotten too batshit crazy for your very own television network, it may be time to dial down the batshit.
The infamous televangelist troll, who's made some seriously unforgivable statements in the past, outdid himself today when he claimed gay community members are intentionally infecting heterosexual people with AIDS by cutting their fingers during handshakes using a special AIDS ring.
These were his exact words to co-host Terry Meeuwsen, made during today's episode of the 700 Club:
You know what they do in San Francisco, some in the gay community there they want to get people so if they got [AIDS] they’ll have a ring, you shake hands, and the ring’s got a little thing where you cut your finger. Really. It’s that kind of vicious stuff, which would be the equivalent of murder.
Even Jesus himself couldn't lift the sheer volume of holy-f*ckery in that pronouncement — a fact that wasn't lost on the powers-that-be at the Christian Broadcasting Network, the TV network Robertson himself founded in 1961.
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