Thursday, May 25, 2006

Robertson: Islam is a "Christian heresy," Jews are "very thrifty, extraordinarily good business people"

Yes we love to pick on Pat Robertson. It seems like every time he opens his mouth he says something that really shows his true colors. He is a racist, antisemitic xenophobe. On Wednesday Media Matters Reported:

On The 700 Club, host Pat Robertson said "Islam is essentially a Christian heresy" that "picked up snippets of the gospels," and other Biblical texts and is now taking "everything that Jesus said" and "transport[ing it] into this fictional Mahdi." Robertson also perpetuated Jewish stereotypes in a discussion about the need for Israeli soup kitchens, stating that "When you think of Jewish people, you think of successful businessmen" who are "very wise in finance and who are prosperous." Robertson later added that "[i]t shocks people" to find out "there's poverty in Israel," because "Jewish people" are "very thrifty" and "extraordinarily good business people." More



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