Why Does the Press Keep Looking to Pat Robertson?

It’s like media rolodoxes are roach motels. Certain people, like Robertson, go into them and never come back out. They just keep getting cited as Authorities every time their brain farts.

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, July 31, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two days after saying he found nothing sinful about sex-change operations, televangelist Pat Robertson said contraception is “a very important part of humanity” that would prevent the birth of too many Appalachian “ragamuffins.” He also said that Natural Family Planning violated the provisions of the Old Testament.

I suspect part of it is institutional inertia on the part of the media, as well as selling beer and shampoo. I also think there’s an obvious element of malice.

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