*snap* Pat Robertson!

Hey Pat Robertson,

Your boyfriend’s back and you’re gonna be in trouble!  Hey-yeah, Hey-yeah, your boyfriend’s back!

Lily Coyle, from Minneapolis, wins Best Letter of the Day to the Star Tribune EVER.  She’s responding to Pat Robertson’s theory that Haitian slaves made a “pact with the devil” 200 years ago in order to free themselves from the hated clutches of Napoleon Bonaparte’s regime – resulting in a curse that led to the destruction of much of Port-au-Prince and a massive loss of life in Tuesday’s earthquake (snipped from here

For your reading pleasure, I have copy-pasted her letter from today’s issue of the Stribe below.

Dear Pat Robertson, I know that you know that all press is good press, so I appreciate the shout-out. And you make God look like a big mean bully who kicks people when they are down, so I’m all over that action. But when you say that Haiti has made a pact with me, it is totally humiliating. I may be evil incarnate, but I’m no welcher. The way you put it, making a deal with me leaves folks desperate and impoverished. Sure, in the afterlife, but when I strike bargains with people, they first get something here on earth — glamour, beauty, talent, wealth, fame, glory, a golden fiddle. Those Haitians have nothing, and I mean nothing. And that was before the earthquake. Haven’t you seen “Crossroads”? Or “Damn Yankees”? If I had a thing going with Haiti, there’d be lots of banks, skyscrapers, SUVs, exclusive night clubs, Botox — that kind of thing. An 80 percent poverty rate is so not my style. Nothing against it — I’m just saying: Not how I roll. You’re doing great work, Pat, and I don’t want to clip your wings — just, come on, you’re making me look bad. And not the good kind of bad. Keep blaming God. That’s working. But leave me out of it, please. Or we may need to renegotiate your own contract. Best, Satan

LILY COYLE, MINNEAPOLIS

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3 Responses to “*snap* Pat Robertson!”

  1. Erin B. Says:

    Seriously, thank you so much for sharing that. I’ve been looking for a way to something in response other than a forty-page letter filled with swear words.

  2. biodork Says:

    LOL, you don’t have to bother getting mad and cussing him out because almost nobody takes him seriously. He’s such a loony dinkus that I think even the evangelicals kind of blush and avert their eyes when he steps up to the podium.

  3. Mom Says:

    Fantastic letter. thanks for sharing. Need to get this out to other people.

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