WWJD? Pat!

kinnon —  August 23, 2005 — Leave a comment

CNN, AP and other News Services are reporting Pat Robertson’s statements that Hugo Chavez needs to be taken out:

"You know, I don’t know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we’re trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it," Robertson said. "It’s a whole lot cheaper than starting a war … and I don’t think any oil shipments will stop."

"We have the ability to take him out, and I think the time has come that we exercise that ability," Robertson said.

"We don’t need another $200 billion war to get rid of one, you know, strong-arm dictator," he continued. "It’s a whole lot easier to have some of the covert operatives do the job and then get it over with."

Ahh, the Christian Doctrine of Assassination. I confess I’ve missed that in my studies. I guess I’ll just have to search a little deeper – make that, a lot deeper.

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A television editor, writer & director since 1978. A Christian since 1982. More than a little frustrated with the Church in the West since late in the last millennium.

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