Pat Robertson's latest target? Saturday Night Live.
The televangelist railed against a skit mocking Denver Broncos' quarterback Tim Tebow, an open and devout Christian, calling it "anti-Christian bigotry." In the sketch,
This week, a lot happened on TV, but who had time to watch, what with all the shenanigans going on in late-night? Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Jay Leno all used their shows to issue informal press releases on the latest machinations of the Tonight Show shuffle — to brilliant comic effect. Welcome to Top Moments: 2010 NBC Panic Edition!
Televangelist Pat Robertson says the devastating earthquake in Haiti resulted from the country making a "pact to the devil" to gain liberation.
Wyclef Jean's plea for urgent earthquake relief in Haiti: "We must act now"
"Something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and the people might not want to talk about it," the 1988 presidential candidate said on his Christian Broadcast Network. "They were under the heel of the French ... and they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said ...
The controversial preacher man announced on The 700 Club yesterday that he's handing over the CEO reins of the Christian Broadcasting Network to his son, Gordon. The elder religioso, however, will remain chairman, and God, president. The revelation was met with skepticism by at least one critic of Robertson's. According to the Rev. Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State: Robertson "is not going to lose ultimate control of his creation. He is much too interested in throwing his weight around in this current presidential campaign." Ben Katner
As this is probably my last bully pulpit for the show, I want to take this opportunity to thank all the thousands of people on boards, blogs and websites across the Internet who've shown such wonderful, loving support for The Book of Daniel. Love. Support. Tolerance. Acceptance. Forgiveness. Those are the Christian values that I was brought up with, and the values that I tried to bring into the world of Daniel.
It's late now. I've just spent tonight with Susanna Thompson (Judith), Ivan Shaw (Adam), Cheryl White (Victoria) and Fran Bennett (Lorraine) — the L.A. contingent of the cast — watching the two episodes that were slated to air this coming Friday and next. F