Pat Robertson

American media mogul, executive chairman, and a former Southern Baptist minister
Robertson in February 2006

Pat Robertson (born March 22, 1930) is an American evangelist and host of the 700 Club, a Christian news and talk show on television. He ran for President in 1988 against George H.W. Bush, but did not win the primaries. He has said several times that natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 Haiti earthquake, were punishments from God.[1][2]


  1. "Religious conservatives claim Katrina was God's omen, punishment for the United States". Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  2. Smith, Ryan (January 13, 2010). "Pat Robertson: Haiti "Cursed" After "Pact to the Devil"". Retrieved 2010-01-30.