Pat Robertson -- Demon Hunter

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After Pat Robertson's statement last week that homosexuality is "related to demonic possession," Media Matters put together a mash up of some of the other things Robertson has called demonic over the years.

Pat Robertson, Demon Hunter:

Televangelist Pat Robertson recently made headlines for suggesting that homosexuality may be driven by "demonic possession." In recent years, Robertson has labeled a wide (and frequently bizarre) range of things as demonic, including: feng shui, yoga, karate, horoscopes, Twilight, paintings of Buddha, television shows about ghosts, Halloween, psychics, young girls levitating their friends at sleepovers, and (sometimes) adopted children from other countries.

More details and transcripts of some of the original clips at the link above. I got a kick out of the first comment in response to their post and thought I'd share it here:

Seriously Pat, it's more effective if you hold snakes while you do this. Big poisonous ones (with the sacs removed of course).

Some might argue that it's demonic to fleece the old, the scared, and the stupid - not me, but some might. . .


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