While Trump and his white supremacist supporters play games trying to hide the overt racism that is one of the pillars of Trumpism, locally, here in Hampton Roads we are faced with Pat Robertson once again suffering from a case of diarrhea of the mouth and in the process making the region appear to the world as a bunch of knuckle dragging, demented lunatics. Robertson's latest nearly incoherent homophobic harangue was about homosexuality destroying America. In the process he trots the favorite Christofascist lie that every society that has embraced homosexuality has fallen. As previously addressed on this blog, a major cause of the fall of the Roman Empire was Christianity, not homosexuality. Likewise, the fall of Classical Greece and other gay accepting societies had nothing to do with acceptance of homosexuality. Sadly, Robertson plays on the ignorance of his audience.
Here are highlights from Right Wing Watch on Robertson's latest lunatic pronouncements: