Pat Robertson delivered another one of his bizarre, fact-free diatribes in response to a reader question, this one so embarrassing that they edited it out of the show when they posted it online. This time he claimed that gay men wear sharp rings to deliberately cut one another in order to transmit HIV.
ROBERTSON: You know what they do in San Francisco, some in the gay community there they want to get people, so if they got the stuff they’ll have a ring, you shake hands, and the ring’s got a little thing where you cut your finger.
ROBERTSON: Really. It’s that kind of vicious stuff, which would be the equivalent of murder.
To show you just how embarrassed the network is by this, they not only edited it out of the show when they posted it online, they filed a false copyright claim against Right Wing Watch for putting it up (which is clearly covered under Fair Use). So RWW put it up on Vimeo and they did the same thing to get that one taken down. So now you can watch it on Daily Motion. Seriously, if he didn’t own the whole thing, he would have been thrown off a long time ago.
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