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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Extremist Cleric Watch

Posted by on August 24 at 10:02 AM

So Pat Robertson, Christian Broadcaster, calls for the assassination of the democratically elected president of Venezuela, Hugo Chaves. The White House distances itself from Robertson kinda, sorta and Republican Senators distance themselves from Robertson. Hell, even some individual Christian conservatives distanced themselves from Pat “Licensed to Kill” Robertson, founder of the Christian Coalition.

But what do the big Christian organizations have to say? Not much, according to the New York Times :

…Christian organizations remained silent, with leaders at the Traditional Values Coalition, the Family Research Council and the Christian Coalition saying they were too busy to comment.

Too busy to comment?


Two gay men can’t even think about whipping up a little santorum in the privacy of their own homes (and colons) without the extremist clerics at the Traditional Values Coalition, the Family Research Council, and the Christian Coalition spitting out a dozen press releases. But they’re “too busy” to issue a comment when an extremist cleric call for the assassination, a violation of international law and God’s law ?