King Of Crazy

Pat Robertson Thinks SF Gays Carry Special Rings To Transmit HIV

Pat Robertson may just have been awarded himself the all-time top spot in the Tinfoil Hat Brigade Hall of Fame. In his latest rant, the Jurassic televangelist insists that gay men in San Francisco carry special rings that transmit HIV to people they shake hands with.

While this might seem like an audition for the dementia unit, Robertson was quite serious. He was responding to a woman who called into his 700 Club program to ask whether she should let her church know that the man she is driving to services is dying from AIDS. [Free advice: No.]

After acknowledging that HIV can’t be transmitted through casual contact, Robertson then proceeded to go totally off the rails.

“I think the homosexual community has put these draconian laws on the books that prohibit people from discussing this particular affliction, you can tell somebody you had a heart attack, you can tell them they’ve got high blood pressure, but you can’t tell anybody you’ve got AIDS,” he insisted, showing zero understanding of self-disclosure vs. disclosure by others. And then Robertson boarded a rocket to a planet in a solar system yet to be discovered.

“You know what they do in San Francisco,” he began, always a sign that a whopper is coming. “Some in the gay community there they want to get people so if they got the stuff they’ll have a ring, you shake hands, and the ring’s got a little thing where you cut your finger,” Robertson said. “Really. It’s that kind of vicious stuff, which would be the equivalent of murder.”

Or fantasy. Apparently, this was too much even for the Christian Broadcasting Network, which edited the remarks out when they posted the episode online.  Fortunately. Right Wing Watch captured Pat in all his batshit glory, so you can see for yourself.

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20 Comments

  • Spike

    Nice to see that there are still christians around that would burn women accused of being witches at the stake, if it were legal.

  • Ganymede

    “While this might seem like an audition for the dementia unit…”

    Living for this.

    Also, I’m slightly confused as to how you’d have a ring that cuts both your hand and another person’s at the same time. And how you’d manage to use it and smear your blood into their cut without them noticing, all in the couple of seconds it takes to shake someone’s hand.

    It appears his alarmingly oversized head is full of crazy.

  • Steve Rider

    Sometimes it seems like it is taking him a really long time to die, and I want to piss on his grave so badly!

  • Ron Jackson

    The nuttier this old guy gets the more ridicules he makes religion and the entire conservative movement look. Go Pat Go.

  • Jared MacBride

    I checked my copy of the gay agenda – no mention of this. Pat must be working from an outdated version.

  • Bear Aspirin

    All I got when I moved to San Francisco was a pair of cheapo 3D glasses from the gay mafia.

    Listening to Patty Robertson (aka Prayonce) singing: single crazies, put a ring on it.

  • Dakotahgeo

    Ahaaaaaaaaaa! CBN made youtube pull the video of the Rev. Dr. Fossil Fuck because he was embarrassing CBN and pissing himself on TV!!! OOOOOOOOOkay!!! Too bad I’ve already downloaded the old geezer and will be happy to share!!! Why? Because I’m too broke to sue and I’ll always have internet access! Eat THAT sh*t, Rev. Goat porker!

  • Redpalacebulleaglesox

    If only it were true. What fun we could have with Patty the Batty.

  • BlogZilla

    I wish someone would pay to have this creep assassinated. He makes me sick! First of all HIV/AIDS is a hoax. Do deeper research.

  • DarSco

    There is something seriously wrong with this old dude! He is TRULY that crazy old man. he needs professional help

  • AxelDC

    Poor man. He clearly belongs in a home.

  • hyhybt

    At least he comes up with *original* crazy, where others are stuck repeating the old, boring stuff.

    @BlogZilla: Wait, what? Either I’m totally misunderstanding your post, or you belong in the padded room next to Mr. Robertson’s.

  • BlogZilla

    @hyhybt: Padded room nothing, You read my post right

  • BlogZilla

    @DarSco: At least someone on this blog is thinking. I agree

  • Geoff B

    What Steve Rider said. I was thinking the exact same thing before I clicked on the article.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Under the right light, a fine layer of dust can be seen. Nobody pats him on the back any longer, not without an N95 mask handy. The C.T. shows that the circuitry in his brain is starting to loop around in a bigoted knot, enveloping a dollar sign deep in his cranium. In order to make money, some will say anything. Dusty Robertson will be soiling a chux in a matter of months. A private room may be necessary. Long after he has given up the ghost, his lips will still be flapping. Fundies will line up around the block to witness this miracle…wearing their N95’s, of course.

  • dvlaries

    I almost clicked on the Nick Gruber article which is four ahead of this one, then realized if I find the self-control not to add page views, and another person finds the same self-control, then another, eventually queerty’ll get the message.
    *
    Yes, this fossil is just as worthless, but he’s got a public platform and (some) devoted followers who still(!) underwrite him, so it makes more sense to keep one exasperted but willing ear to what he’s up to.

  • Spike

    @Jared MacBride: That’s because the latest copy of The Gay Agenda can only be downloaded on itunes. Everyone knows THAT!

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