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Because nothing says “holy” like a billion dollar weapons sale to s murderous regime.

 

 

 

Thanks to Jake Tapper from abc’s blog Political Punch for the story.

Pat Robertson on Haiti:

“And you know, Kristi, something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it.

“They were under the heel of the French, uh, you know Napoleon the 3rd and whatever, and they got together and swore a pact to the Devil.

“They said, ‘We will serve you if you’ll get us free from the French.’

“True story.

“And so the Devil said, ‘Okay, it’s a deal.’

Wow, way to minimize a natural disaster.  The Haitians deserved it for consorting with the devil.

Look no further for an explanation as to why Religion needs to be relegated to the dustbin of history.

Robertson’s handlers issued a ‘clarification’ later:

“[…] His comments were based on the widely-discussed 1791 slave rebellion led by Boukman Dutty at Bois Caiman, where the slaves allegedly made a famous pact with the devil in exchange for victory over the French. This history, combined with the horrible state of the country, has led countless scholars and religious figures over the centuries to believe the country is cursed. Dr. Robertson never stated that the earthquake was God’s wrath. […]”

Whoa..good save.

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