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WATCH: Pat Robertson Longs For The Good Old Days When Being Gay Was A Mental Illness

pat-robertsonIt’s not exactly a news flash that Pat Robertson lives in the past. Still, instead of confining his nostalgia to Pat Boone recordings and poodle skirts, the televangelist prefers to long for the worst excesses of decades gone by. In his latest stroll down memory lane, Robertson mused upon the time when homosexuality was a disease in a conversation with a caller who worried about her gay nephew’s soul.

“A few years ago psychiatrists and psychologists used to say that homosexuality was a mental illness, now the Supreme Court has said that it is a protected right,” Robertson said. “So what’s he going to pray about? Is he going to say something is wrong and he’s unhappy? And if he’s unhappy and realizes he is doing something that makes him miserable, you might help him.”

Yes, it was so much easier to be unhappy when the forces of society were arrayed against you. Don’t you just miss that?

As an added bonus, Robertson relied upon the equally dated canard that “many, many people are into this lifestyle because they have been abused as a child and so forth.”

Watch Pat in full dinosaur mode.

By:          John Gallagher
On:           Dec 5, 2013
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    • Kangol

      Pat Robertson, you are an abominable monster who perverts the word of Christ to enrich yourself and degrade others.

      There is a pit in hell waiting for you, and everyone you have ever oppressed and everything you have ever attacked owill be there waiting for you.

      Unfortunately the rest of us still have to see your troglodytic face more than want to, which is NEVER.

      Dec 5, 2013 at 9:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Teleny

      He’s completely senile.

      Dec 5, 2013 at 10:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Caleb in SC

      As I have said before, I would never wish anyone dead, but this is one obituary I would read with great pleasure.

      Dec 6, 2013 at 1:58 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geoff B

      “He longs for the good old days”. I long for the day when this disgusting parasite is forever cast in the furnaces of Hell. I’m guessing God does not look kindly on people preverting his word as an excuse for hatred and greed.

      Dec 6, 2013 at 3:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geoff B

      *His word

      Dec 6, 2013 at 3:14 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Harley

      In the good ol’ days Christians were thrown in the ring and eaten by lions. Lets bring back the good ol’ days.

      Dec 6, 2013 at 5:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo

      Just one word describes ol’ Patty: Bobblehead!

      Dec 6, 2013 at 8:33 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jim Hlavac

      well, by all means — declare us crazy again — we’d be covered by the American With Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Education Code —

      Why, we’d be protected against all discrimination in every instance — and we would be allowed to get married. The Supreme Court has often ruled that “mental illness” cannot prevent the “mentally ill” from getting married.

      Maybe someone should alert the man, and all others who hold this belief — that ah, so what we’re crazy – crazy is legally protected.
      Let them think of that for a while.

      Dec 6, 2013 at 10:35 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Teleny

      I wonder who has the misfortune of changing his depends.,,

      Dec 6, 2013 at 6:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ruhlmann

      I’m going to miss him when he’s dead. I find him very amusing.

      Dec 6, 2013 at 7:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 2eo

      Mandela dies and this disgusting child molester keeps living. No justice.

      Dec 7, 2013 at 5:04 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billysees

      How true…


      ” Pat Robertson, you are an abominable monster who perverts the word of Christ to enrich yourself and degrade others. ”

      @Geoff B:

      ” I’m guessing God does not look kindly on people perverting His word as an excuse for hatred and greed. “

      Dec 7, 2013 at 7:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • krystalkleer

      Pat’s been dead fer years…his organization just keeps recharge’n his batteries unfortunately! but gotta give him props fer at least come’n to accept the trans population sorta in his batshit crazy way http://getoffmydress.blogspot.com/2013/12/as-eyelash-curls.html

      Dec 7, 2013 at 1:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jollijerk92

      DIE pat DIE- can we hold a parade for his passing? That goes double for Fred Phelps.

      Dec 8, 2013 at 12:16 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Billysees


      It is kinda strange for several countries to accept trans folks. Even Iran of all places can or will perform sex change operations.

      But Gays and their ways are not easily accepted. Wonder why ?


      How sorrowful it is that so much of conservative Christianity, typically represented by Robertson and Phelps and others, feels the need to sit in the seat of the scornful as often as possible. They should know better but their misguided attitudes allow themselves to become “hypocritical feasts of mockery”.

      This guy, and all the others who do the same things, are not fit to represent the sacred.

      Dec 8, 2013 at 10:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sethzhere

      we are the survivors and heroes of the good old days

      Mar 18, 2014 at 9:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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