One-time presidential candidate Rev. Pat Robertson, who long has made controversial moral pronouncements on topics from Alzheimer’s to the weather, says no more political endorsements from now on.
Robertson, 81, told The Associated Press this weekend that.
I’ve personally backed off from direct political involvement. I’ve been there, done that. The truth of the matter is politics is not going to change our world. It’s really not going to make that much of a difference.
He said he “doesn’t have the political influence he once did” from his perch as founder of the Christian Coalition and reigning host of the Christian Broadcasting Network’s 700 Club, which marked 50 years on the air on Saturday. He said,
When I was in charge of the Christian Coalition I was available to mobilize grass-roots support for somebody. I don’t have any army right now. It’s just an opinion, and that isn’t quite as good as it used to be.
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SOURCE: USA Today
Cathy Lynn Grossman