Chicago Sun-Times Columnist on Pat Robertson
I’ll never forgive the Chicago Sun-Times for selling their iconic building on the Chicago River to Donald Trump (who is now building another one of his tacky towers on the site*), but they have some great columnists at that paper - and they wisely let them have fun and have opinions at the same time. This is from Zay N. Smith’s column today (courtesy of my brother Bill):
•Televangelist Pat Robertson regarding National Gay Pride Month:
“A condition like this will bring about the destruction of your nation. It’ll bring about terrorist bombs… .”
•Pat Robertson regarding a book critical of the State Department:
“When you get through, you say, ‘If I could just get a nuclear device inside Foggy Bottom, I think that’s the answer.’ I mean, you get through this, and you say, ‘We’ve got to blow that thing up.’ “
•Pat Robertson regarding Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez:
“If he thinks we’re trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it. … We have the ability to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise the ability.”
We may want to freeze the assets of the Christian Broadcast Network pending Robertson’s transport to Guantanamo.
Just for a few years.
Until we get the terrorist pronouncements sorted out.
*I like big buildings, and Seattle needs more of them. But Trump builds lousy big buildings.