The phrase "anti-American telepreacher Pat Robertson" in Eric Alterman's
What Liberal Media?
is, I think, the first time I've seen anybody regal a popular right-winger as
In all fairness I think Robertson is only opposed to such "Western values" as
the seperation of church and state and the principle of democratic inclusiveness and
tolerance, which makes him little more anti-American in my mind than those on the left who oppose
corporate oligarchy, aggressive war, and institutionalized racism. Anti-sane is more like it.
:: posted by buermann @ 2003-02-05 00:00:00 CST |