Pat Robertson: Turn Muslim and You Can Beat Your Wife
Responds to question about woman lacking 'respect'
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Sep 11, 2012 9:49 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Got marital problems? Pat Robertson to the rescue! When a caller asked Robertson what to do about a wife who lacks "respect for me as the head of the house," the televangelist had some advice: "You could become a Muslim and you could beat her." He suggested the woman had been a "rebellious child," continuing, "I don’t think we condone wife-beating these days, but something has got to be done to make her."

Robertson's co-host on The 700 Club, Terry Meeuwsen, laughed at the comment but tried to steer him back toward reality, the Huffington Post reports. "You can't divorce her, according to the scripture," Robertson continued, so "move to Saudi Arabia!" Click for more of Robertson's musings on Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow, oral sex, pot, Alzheimer's, and of course, mac and cheese.

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Apr 29, 2013 1:26 AM CDT
Ha Ha Ha....Lol......I told you to, but you had to know!......Ther are all Copy-Cats!......There is no Orginality in our Generation or the Past 2. They all copy someone else! Alll!@newser-41385064:disqus
Jan 31, 2013 7:51 PM CST
Very sad indeed, but man what a way to go, flipping over and over in the air on a snowmobile! Boy howdy! Back in the 70's it was Evil Kneviel and his death defying motorcyle jumps, but impressed I was as a young lad. But a few months ago when I saw Felix Bumgartner jump from the edge of outer space wearing just a parachute and astro suit, breaking the sound barrier on his way down, that was it. Nothing can impress me now. The ultimate possible daredevil feat has been achieved, We need to get some common sense safety measures in these sporting events, and weigh the pros and cons, and let someone with a degree in common sense make some rules or something. The thirst for violence and blood is starting to look like back in the Roman Colliseum and days of the Gladiators fighting till the death. Ask yourselves, "Is it worth it"?
Sep 18, 2012 9:35 AM CDT
Typical lying evangelist neglects to tell how in christianity your wife counts among your possessions: "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's". ExodusNor how your wife is subservient: "Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the Law says. If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church". Corinthians