Once upon a time, Robertson was certain that tragedy was God’s way of smiting people of whom Robertson personally disapproved. Blame for 9/11, he once felt, fell upon abortionists, feminists and homosexuals. And after Disney World hosted a “Gay Days” weekend, Robertson predicted that Florida would be hit by natural disasters for its transgression. Two months later, Hurricane Bonnie bypassed the sunshine state but slammed into Virginia Beach, Robertson’s HQ. Hurricane Irene may have prompted a new share of speculation.
This weeks silver lining for the LGBT community has been provided, one might say unexpectedly, by forty-one Mormon authors who have backed a gay authors desire to mention his boyfriend in the bio on his new book. However, while they are backing this positive cause, Pat Robinson and CNN are hitting the airwaves spreading misinformation [...]