It's always pretty safe to assume that as long as Pat Robertson is alive and kicking, he's out there somewhere being terrible. But every once in awhile, I like to check in with him and see what sort of terrible business he's getting up to these days. And, obviously, he's saying terrible stuff!
Today on the 700 Club, a viewer asked host Pat Robertson why miracles such as "people raised from the dead, blind eyes open, lame people walking" seem to "happen with great frequency in Africa, and not here in the USA?" Robertson first responded by joking it is "because those people overseas didn't go to Ivy League schools."HA HA PERFECT. That is just a perfect thing to say for about a dozen different reasons. And by "perfect," I hope it's evident that I mean "terrible."
But Robertson was actually serious.
"Well, we are so sophisticated, we think we've got everything figured out, we know about evolution, we know about Darwin, we know about all these things that says God isn't real, we know about all this stuff," Robertson lamented, "in many schools, in the most advanced schools, we have been inundated with skepticism and secularism."
Unlike these too-educated Americans, "overseas they are simple and humble" and are more ready to accept miracles.