A look at the day's political happenings, including the latest sign that Anthony Weiner will enter the New York City mayoral race and televangelist Pat Robertson's dubious marital advice for women.
Compared with people in other affluent countries, Americans are the least healthy and most likely to die young; according to televangelist Pat Robertson, "awful looking" women are destroying modern day marriage; meanwhile, America's richest citizens are hoarding $3 trillion a year (thrice our deficit) by avoiding taxes. These discoveries and more after the jump.
The conservative televangelist isn't blaming ex-CIA Director David Petraeus for his affair with Paula Broadwell because "he's lonely" and she's a "good-looking lady throwing herself at him."
A look at the day's political happenings, including a CEO who claims he fired employees because of Obama's victory, and Ted Nugent, who has a meltdown over the election on Twitter.
A look at the day's political happenings, including Stephen Colbert's super PAC trend and Pat Robertson giving some pretty bad dating advice.
Following the legalization of gay marriage in New York last month, people using religion to justify their bigotry have cried loud and hard about the chaos that’s sure to descend upon the U.S. for the defilement of what they call one of Christianity’s most sacred institutions. Fortunately, some of the Bible’s more intellectually honest students are speaking up. (more)
Would you believe Pat Robertson made a reference to the biblical cautionary tale about the city of Sodom while discussing the recent passage of legislation allowing gay marriage in New York state? And also, God's going to destroy America on account of same. The end.
Talk about aftershocks: The politically charged commentary flowed freely from certain media-friendly sources following Haiti's giant earthquake, and according to Jon Stewart's assessment, Rush Limbaugh is missing a key organ, Pat Robertson needs to watch his "pie hole" and Rachel Maddow isn't very good with the whole timing thing. Watch and learn, pundits!
Televangelist Pat Robertson's post-earthquake commentary about Haiti -- more specifically concerning the island nation's alleged pact with Satan -- has drawn fire from multiple directions, and now the White House has weighed in via spokesman Robert Gibbs. Meanwhile, CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network), which ran "The 700 Club" clip featuring Robertson's statement, is in backpedaling mode.