Pat Robertson is an equal opportunity offender.
Televangelist Pat Robertson doubled down on both racism and homophobia Thursday during a broadcast of the "700 Club" where he suggested President Barack Obama should listen to his "fellow Africans," and institute a ban on homosexuality in the U.S. similar to the one that is in place in Kenya,Right Wing Watch reports.
"Barack Obama has an agenda against God," Robertson said before launching into a Christian Broadcasting Network news segment profiling Kenyan Bishop Mark Kariuki and his efforts to keep homosexuality a crime in the east African nation punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
During the CBN produced segment, one Kenyan politician was quoted as saying that legalizing gay marriage would open "floodgates of evil synonymous with the biblical Sodom and Gomorrah.
"Boy, those Africans have got it right," Robertson said following the news segment."One wishes that the president of the United States would listen to some of his fellow Africans, cousins, to what they have to say because they speak truth and they speak wisdom."
Although Robertson is more widely known for his anti-gay rhetoric, he has an equally long history of making racist comments.
In 2010, following an earthquake that killed as many as 300,000 people in Haiti, Robertson alluded that voodoo was to blame and that the victims brought the disaster on themselves.
"They got together and swore a pact to the devil," Robertson said.
In 2007, Robertson stated that people who have too much plastic surgery "got the eyes like they're Oriental."
On Tuesday, EDGE reported that a group of anti-gay demonstrators promised that President would be greeted in Kenya later this week by 5,000 "totally naked" men and women protesting his stance on human rights for LGBT Africans. As of this writing, it is unclear if Robertson plans to take part in that protest.