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'Dear Pat Robertson, Leave Me Out of It. Best, Satan'

Letter to the editor on Haiti slur channels prince of darkness

(Newser) - Pat Robertson blames the Haiti earthquake on a "pact to the devil," but the prince of darkness is having none of it. At least that's the message of a letter to the editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune that's quickly going viral. "If I had a thing... More »

Top Pat Robertson Gaffes

He's got a talent for inflammatory comments on sensitive issues

(Newser) - Pat Robertson's pact-with-devil comments about Haiti got Alexandra Silver of Time remembering some of his other rich statements. A sampling:
  • Armageddon: He said God told him there'd be a a major terrorist attack on the US in the latter half of 2007, with millions of casualties. "There's a possibility
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Pat Robertson's Network Explains Haiti Comments

He was just repeating what 'countless scholars' have said

(Newser) - The Christian Broadcast Network suggests Pat Robertson is being unfairly vilified after his comments that Haiti is "cursed" because islanders made a pact with Satan. He "never stated that the earthquake was God's wrath," says a CBN statement. He merely repeated what "countless scholars and religious... More »

Haitian Slams Robertson for Devil Pact Diss

Ambassador tells Rachel Maddow US benefited from Haiti 'devil pact'

(Newser) - So, the Satanic curse that Pat Robertson blames for Haiti's current suffering? The Haitian ambassador to the US begs to point out that Americans might not want to be so quick to join the televangelist in equating the island nation's fight for independence from France to a pact with the... More »

Pat Robertson: Blame Haiti's 'Pact to the Devil'

He says nation is cursed and must have a 'turning to God'

(Newser) - Well, this is helpful: Pat Robertson says Haiti's got itself to blame for the earthquake because of a "pact to the devil" it made long ago. "They were under the heel of the French ... and they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, 'We... More »

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