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Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:03 PM

Pat Robertson: “Awful-looking” women are ruining marriages



http://www.salon.com/2013/01/11/pat_robertson_awful_looking_women_are_ruining_marriages/

So, a 17-year-old boy writes in to Maxim magazine complaining that his father never pays any attention to his mother.

“I’m 17 years old and I’ve noticed that there has been a change in my father’s behavior,” he wrote. “He spends too much time at the computer playing a war game. I’ve noticed how alone my mom feels. I just want my father to spend more time with my mom. What should I do? How can I talk to my father? I feel shame for him. Please help.”

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But then — BAM! Robertson draws the woman-hating card, throws it on the flower-decorated glass table in the 700 Club’s studio and suddenly it’s the mother’s fault.

“You know, it may be your mom isn’t as sweet as you think she is; she may be kind of hard-nosed. And so, you say, it’s my father, he’s not paying attention to mom, but you know mom …” he trails off and offers a spiteful little chuckle.

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Reply Pat Robertson: “Awful-looking” women are ruining marriages (Original post)
warrior1 Jan 2013 OP
bluestateguy Jan 2013 #1
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #10
bluestateguy Jan 2013 #34
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #35
bluestateguy Jan 2013 #36
riderinthestorm Jan 2013 #41
Le Taz Hot Jan 2013 #25
Skittles Jan 2013 #26
kestrel91316 Jan 2013 #2
Mrs. Overall Jan 2013 #3
Squinch Jan 2013 #4
LineLineReply ^
JustAnotherGen Jan 2013 #30
smirkymonkey Jan 2013 #32
nc4bo Jan 2013 #5
mythology Jan 2013 #6
Cleita Jan 2013 #7
City Lights Jan 2013 #8
Buzz Clik Jan 2013 #9
LiberalFighter Jan 2013 #40
patrice Jan 2013 #11
pipoman Jan 2013 #12
AnnieBW Jan 2013 #42
nyquil_man Jan 2013 #13
DogPawsBiscuitsNGrav Jan 2013 #14
A Little Weird Jan 2013 #15
Major Nikon Jan 2013 #18
WinkyDink Jan 2013 #16
daleo Jan 2013 #23
Odin2005 Jan 2013 #17
Mnemosyne Jan 2013 #22
Enrique Jan 2013 #19
Honeycombe8 Jan 2013 #20
Initech Jan 2013 #21
Warren DeMontague Jan 2013 #24
ZRT2209 Jan 2013 #27
Brigid Jan 2013 #28
stultusporcos Jan 2013 #29
AngryOldDem Jan 2013 #31
BigDemVoter Jan 2013 #33
Bjornsdotter Jan 2013 #37
sad-cafe Jan 2013 #38
Dawson Leery Jan 2013 #39
Zorra Jan 2013 #43
savebigbird Jan 2013 #44

Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:06 PM

1. It is a two way street

Men also have an obligation to look good for their wives: don't pork out, smoke, dress like a slob, booze it up, etc.

Any man that expects his wife to keep up her good looks must be prepared to live by those same rules for himself.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:19 PM

10. Don't ever get old.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:12 PM

34. Well obviously

There are some things we can't control, and luck also has a lot of to with it, but within reason, we can do our best (given what we have to work with) to age gracefully. That goes for men and women.

I was watching the Niners-Packers game last night, and saw Pam Oliver on the sidelines. She's 51. Wow!

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #34)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:24 PM

35. Does she know anything about football? Did you listen or just watch?



You'll have to forgive my snarkiness, but your posts are pretty shallow.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #35)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:28 PM

36. She is quite knowledgeable and knows the game very well

Better than most men I know.

In fact, I think she should be up in the booth calling the game.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:40 PM

41. +1. Or get sick, or take high intensity medicines that wreak havoc on one's looks, or

have an outdoor job where the weather has wreaked havoc on one's face, hair, hands etc. etc etc.

As one gets older, the realities of age and time mean that most of us are no longer models if we ever were.

In our household, it means we love each other despite the flaws because we know the road we've traveled and the miles have sometimes - many times - not been kind. Our physical appearance has become one of the last things that matter anymore because in the end, we're all going to simply look old and tired. If one has become so shallow that how your mate looks after 25 years of LIFE is damn important then I'd say those folks aren't trying very hard.

Teevee people have private trainers and plastic surgery. Unfortunately they skew a lot of people's understanding of what real living does to the rest of us.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:22 AM

25. Around here we call that

unconditional love.

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Response to bluestateguy (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:26 AM

26. people hould do their best for THEMSELVES

that others appreciate the efforts is the icing

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:06 PM

2. Pat needs better fitting dentures. His look cheap.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:07 PM

3. Here's how Pat likes his women:



FYI: Rudolph Guliani in drag...

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:08 PM

4. If awful looking women are ruining marraiges, Pat must be leveling towns.

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Response to Squinch (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 07:15 AM

30. ^

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Response to Squinch (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:50 AM

32. LOL! He is truly Ugly - inside and out.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:11 PM

5. PR needs a diaper change and perhaps

check those spots on his face checked out.

Ugly troll of a man with a matching soul.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:12 PM

6. Something about glass houses comes to mind

Although in Robertson's case the real ugly is what's in his twisted blackened little heart.

And while I agree that people should maintain themselves, that's more for general health reasons.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:16 PM

7. Maybe what the seventeen year old doesn't realize is that mom might be happy with

dad staying out from underfoot with his games.

As far as Pat is concerned, I think he's not one to cast stones.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:18 PM

8. How very "Christian" of you, Pat.

It's people like you, Pat, that give Christianity a black eye. You are UGLY on the inside and outside, Pat.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:18 PM

9. I having a feeling that Jeebus would kick Robertson square in his nuts.

What a hate-filled son-of-a-bitch. I guess he's preaching only to half the choir.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #9)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 02:26 PM

40. Don't you mean circumcise those nuts?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:23 PM

11. wow.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:36 PM

12. Isn't he dead yet?

We need a site like this for Pat Robertson..

http://www.isthatcherdeadyet.co.uk/

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Response to pipoman (Reply #12)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:07 PM

42. Or how about

S**t Pat Robertson Says.

Kid, your Mom is probably happy that your dad is playing video games and not looking at Internet porn. Someday you'll figure this out for yourself.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:44 PM

13. The Lord's tellin' me there's a man in Virginia Beach who suffers from dementia...

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 06:47 PM

14. I'm ROTF that he actually said something that stupid.

 

From the looks of him, he doesn't have much room to talk.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 07:29 PM

15. He's vile

Why anyone would choose to listen to him is beyond me.

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Response to A Little Weird (Reply #15)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:30 PM

18. Evidently he tells some what they want to hear

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 07:36 PM

16. That's not what Mrs. Robertson says.

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #16)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:01 AM

23. And here's to you, Mrs. Robinson

Jesus loves you more than you can say...

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:26 PM

17. Obvious case of projection.

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Response to Odin2005 (Reply #17)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 12:49 AM

22. They are masters. nt

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 09:36 PM

19. Pat Robertson reads Maxim?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 10:40 PM

20. We all know that marriage troubles are caused by wives.

At least that seems to be the view of society often.

A woman's appearance has often been blamed by a man's philandering or otehrwise being a lousy husband. But look at all the beautiful models and celebrities whose husbands are lousy. But don't we all know some people where the wife is a bit homely or at least certainly not beautiful, but the husband is still in love & is a great husband, it seems? Appearance is apparently not a factor (distinguished from cleanliness & good grooming).

As for hubby...I speak from experience when I say that video games and some other activites are addictive.

As for the son noticing dad's activities, it seems to me that what son is really saying is that dad is no longer a part of the family, which includes the son. Not just mom. That sounds like what happened to me & my hubby before we separated and divorced. The first thing you do is beging to separate yourself from the unit...you are separated in your mind, and you physically separate....then you divorce.

The son is very observant. Dad needs to unplug the computer, step away, and not go back to the computer. That's what I had to do with my Nintendo years ago. You can waste away your life with those things.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2013, 10:53 PM

21. So is this what compassionate conservativism is supposed to be?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:10 AM

24. Writing a letter to Maxim and getting an answer from Pat Robertson?

I take back everything I ever said about acid flashbacks, they're real.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 03:27 AM

27. Welcome to Stepford

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 04:12 AM

28. Has PR noticed . . .

That he is no George Clooney himself?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 07:12 AM

29. Perhaps dad is secretly in the closet and would prefer man love instead

 

but stays married for the sake of the kids?

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 07:33 AM

31. And awful-looking preachers are ruining religion. n/t

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:54 AM

33. There really ought to be a permanent moratorium on printing/publishing/broadcasting anything

that fossilized ass wipe has to say. He opens his ugly mug and something offensive comes out. I don't know why anybody even listens to anything he yaps about.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:19 PM

37. Pat never disappoints

...his hatred and intolerance are in full force, as usual.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:24 PM

38. My better half wanted to know Mr. Robertson what to do about awful looking guys

 

and their awful rude, hateful abusive ways.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 01:26 PM

39. No. What is true is that you megachurch hustlers have done irreparable harm to the US and the world.

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Response to warrior1 (Original post)

Sun Jan 13, 2013, 11:17 PM

43. I feel so sorry for his wife. Can you magine living with such a nasty, hypocritical little fool? nt

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