Retired televangelist Pat Robertson resurfaced this week to make one other in an extended line of his doomsday predictions.
This time, he returned to his “700 Membership” present to assert that Russian President Vladimir Putin was being compelled by God to not solely assault Ukraine, however use the nation as a staging floor for a conflict in opposition to Israel to satisfy biblical prophecy:
Robertson, who turns 92 this month, is a serial doomsday cheerleader. Within the Nineteen Seventies, he predicted a 1982 ending. Within the Nineties, he predicted a 2007 ending. In 2020, he predicted Donald Trump would win reelection ― “with out query” ― and it would lead to the end. (In that case, it wasn’t a conflict that may finish the world, as he’s presently predicting, however one thing much more pure, like an asteroid.)
“It’s sudden destruction. It’s not going to be some nuclear conflict,” Robertson mentioned, per USA Today. “We’re not going to be allowed to blow this earth up.”
He additionally has a long history of hateful, divisive, racist and illiberal feedback.