Coming Out of Left Field

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

Pat's pabulum

A few years back, Pat Robertson once warned citizens of Orlando, Florida that displaying gay pride flags would make their city more prone to hurricanes, tornadoes, and other catastrophes. To most people, this claim will appear simple-minded if not downright preposterous. However, there are scientifically-minded bigots out there (it takes all kinds) who won't change their beliefs until they have some hard data.

Fortunately, a writer named Janis Walworth came up with the perfect rebuttal (with footnotes and everything):

Do unnatural acts cause natural disasters?

This might explain why Massachusetts, even after same-sex marriage became legal, is still standing ... and why, every time I've been to P-town, it's been a bright sunny day.

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