Pat Robertson, Monday 22 August 2005
“You know, I don’t know about this doctrine of assassination, but if he thinks we’re trying to assassinate him, I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it,” Mr. Robertson said. “It’s a whole lot cheaper than starting a war and I don’t think any oil shipments will stop.”
Pat Robertson, Wednesday 24 August 2005
“‘I didn’t say “assassination,”‘ Robertson clarified during a broadcast of his ‘The 700 Club’ Wednesday morning. ‘I said our special forces should go “take him out,” and “take him out” could be a number of things, including kidnapping.’
“He blamed The Associated Press for making him seem to advocate the assassination of a foreign leader.
Hat tip: Daily Ablution