“In history there's never been a civilization ever in history that has embraced homosexuality and turned away from traditional fidelity, traditional marriage, traditional child-rearing, and has survived. There isn’t one single civilization that has survived that openly embraced homosexuality. So you say, 'what's going to happen to America?' Well if history is any guide, the same thing’s going to happen to us.”—
Pat Robertson, reminding us
again that teh gayz are gonna destroy ‘mericuh.
Same as it ever was, eh Pat? How many years have you been making this claim? Two things: First, throughout history, every civilization fails. See what I did there? No civilization will continue indefinitely. Second, Rome embraced Christianity approximately 150 years before it fell. So, Pat, by your logic Christianity is just as likely to have caused the fall of Rome.
Your move, pal.
Multimillionaire Media Mogul Pat Robertson Says Raising The Retirement Age To 72 Won't "Hurt Anybody Because People Really Like To Work"
Pat Robertson uses the fact that he still ”ride[s] horses” and “lift[s] weights” to support the argument that people are living longer, so “they should be working longer.”
Read more on the right-wing media myth that increasing the Social Security retirement age is necessary.