Discussion Topic of the Day

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Asked on his The 700 Club if oral sex between a husband and a wife is a sin, televangelist and marijuana legalization advocate Pat Robertson appeared to suggest that BJs and muff dives are cool with the almighty, so long as all parties involved "feel in their heart" that it isn't a sin.

Did God just put his imprimatur on Steak and BJ Day? I think so.

[rww.]

Unexpected Endorsement of the Day

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Unexpected Endorsement of the Day
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Marijuana legalization advocates have an unlikely new supporter: right-wing evangelical leader Pat Robertson.

In an interview this week, Robertson said he believes marijuana should be treated "the way we treat beverage alcohol," and came out in support of decriminalization measures that will be on the ballot this fall in Washington and Colorado.

"I've never used marijuana and I don't intend to," he said, "But it's just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn't succeeded."

His newly-public position wasn't inspired by any particular event, he said. He just believes that America "has gone overboard on this concept of being tough on crime," and that current penalties for pot possession are too stiff.

Robertson isn't troubled by accusations from other conservatives that he has "forsaken the straight and narrow" with his pro-legalization views.

"I just want to be on the right side," he said. "And I think on this one, I'm on the right side."

[nyt.]

Say What Now of the Day

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Say What Now of the Day: I don't know what's more shameful: Pat Robertson asking if Mac and Cheese is "a black thing," or his caricaturistic 700 Club correspondent confirming that it is, in fact, "a black thing."

[rww.]

Say What Now of the Day

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Say What Now of the Day: Busted blatherbot Pat Robertson claims the "far left" supports abortions to put heterosexual women on "a level playing field" with lesbians who can't have children.

Think about it.

[blogtown.]