Worst excuse ever

Pat Robertson apologized for calling for the assassination of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez today, but claims he was “misinterpreted” by the press:

“I said our special forces should ‘take him out.’ ‘Take him out’ could be a number of things, including kidnapping.”

Well, I’m glad that’s straightened out, then.

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Published in: on August 24, 2005 at 16:32  Comments (12)  
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12 Comments

  1. I actually watched the offending clip off of CNN, and he quite clearly says “assassinate”. Twice. 🙂 There will be no back-pedaling here.

  2. I actually watched the offending clip off of CNN, and he quite clearly says “assassinate”. Twice. 🙂 There will be no back-pedaling here.

  3. Maybe he meant they should take him out to dinner.

  4. Maybe he meant they should take him out to dinner.

  5. Like kidnapping is really much better….

  6. Like kidnapping is really much better….

  7. “In fact, what I /actually/ actually meant was that we should ‘take him out’ to a nice little dinner and discuss our differences.
    (And poison dessert.)”

  8. “In fact, what I /actually/ actually meant was that we should ‘take him out’ to a nice little dinner and discuss our differences.
    (And poison dessert.)”

  9. I just wish he’d shut it.
    It gets worse everytime he opens his mouth.

  10. I just wish he’d shut it.
    It gets worse everytime he opens his mouth.

  11. Yeah, that wacky liberal media is out to get him.

  12. Yeah, that wacky liberal media is out to get him.


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