The 2012 GOP Clown Car occupants, who have been pandering to the max to Republican Base of the teabaggers, fundies, nativists, and general fringe bigots during this primary rush, may want to hear what usual nutjob fringe evangelical Pat said on The 700 Club. It’s hard to believe he’d make this observation on the air. (via HuffPo and People for the American Way’s Right Wing Watch:)
Robertson quoted Lyndon Johnson: “Don’t these people realize that if they push me over to an extreme position, I’ll lose the election?”
The notoriously controversial Christian figure mentioned that if candidates venture into heavily radical territory, it could cost Republicans the general election.
“Those people in the Republican primary have got to lay off of this stuff,” he exclaimed. “If they want to lose, this is the game for losers.”