Pat Robertson’s only viewers are reporters hoping he’ll say something stupid


I covered the religion beat for Canada’s biggest newspaper back in the 1990s. My first blog (circa 2000) was called RelapsedCatholic, “where the religious rubber meets the pop culture road.” And I used to write for The Door, which proudly describes itself as the world’s only Christian satire magazine/homeless shelter/private detective agency.
(“Detective agency,” because, if [...]

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Pots and Kettles: Shepard Smith Yells Gitmo is America’s “Black Eye”


Some people just have no sense of irony.
Apparently, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is one of them.  Monday night, the broadcaster most known for having Tammy Faye Bakker eyes, twice used “black eye” as a metaphor.
Shep basically lost control while arguing with Congressman Peter King about the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and whether it [...]

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