Monday, September 27, 2010

Rothfus, Robertson, Regent: Not Newsworthy?

The Post-Gazette publishes a 20-graf examination of Keith Rothfus without mentioning a three and one-half year employment association with Pat Robertson and Regent University (successor to scandal-wrecked Oral Roberts University's law school)? Rothfus' campaign staff, which is strenuously attempting to conceal the candidate's extreme right-wing religious views and background from the public, is doing its job, in this case with help from the P-G.


Anonymous said...

If a political slime job like this is the best you liberals have got then Altmire must be in more trouble than we figured. Think I'll try and knock on more doors for Rothfus this week. Butler County is very glad to hear a pro-family pro-American message.
PS If you knew how much good Pat Robertson has done for people all over the world you would understand the see things differently. Don't despair, Jesus may reach you yet!

Anonymous said...

I'm glad to know that only a non 'liberal' could possibly be pro-American.

If the first commenter can't see some of the hateful things and riches that Pat Robertson has made off of good people, they will always be blind.

I suggest he or she reads Matthew 23 about the blinded fools that were leaders of faith.

Anonymous said...


would these be the 3 1/2 years he didn't reside in the Commonwealth?

that makes so much sense to me now......

kind of thing Mary Beth Buchanan should have been jumping on..... if her lawyer-staffers weren't so busy violating state Ethics laws.......

Anonymous said...

ANON 12:17-

would you be referring to the diamond mines in third-world Africa that he has so viciously exploited in amassing his billion-dollar empire while defrauding lower-middle income Americans of their last 20's and 10's to fund his faith-based Christian Broadcasting Network?

i'm sure the poor Africans he's deprived of the very resources they could have used to rebuild whole societies hold him in the same regard they hold DeBeer, the Krugeaand and apartheid.

Infinonymous said...

Anyone who believes that accurately identifying a candidate's former employer constitutes a "slime job" should stop knocking on doors and start hitting the books, beginning with a dictionary.

PK said...

If this is how Jesus is trying to reach us through his beloved Rev. Pat, I'll pass:

Or rather, Anon 12:18, as Gandhi said,

"I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ."

Anonymous said...

How the heck does a guy who owns a diamond mine get ordained in the first damned place?

"It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for a rich man to pass through the gates of Heaven....."

Anonymous said...

I think that it is interesting that Rothfus has done such a good job of hiding even the most "directory" information about himself.

No only does he hide his prior affliation with a fundamentalists university, he doesn't publicize the community in which he lives, Edgeworth. He doesn't publicize his affliation with the law firm that employs him, Yukevich Marchetti Liekar & Zangrilli.

Basically, the only information that most people have about him is that he is a Republican, he worked on "Faith based iniatives," that he is married to a woman named "Elise" and that he breeds like a rabbit, having sired six off-spring.

His campaign folks didn't seem to get the message that the more voters know about someone, the more likely they are to idenitfy with that person and the more likely they are to vote for that person.

Unless, of course, that person leads such a far from center lifestyle and holds such a strange belief system that the majority of voters would not identify with or vote for him, if they knew all of his biographical facts.

The fact that there is so much "hidden" or rather withheld from the voters about Rothfus, can only lead me to conclude the absolute worst about him.

I guess

Infinonymous said...

Rothfus relies on his far-right religious zealotry ties when recruiting door-knockers and out-of-state campaign donations from the national network that wants to persecute gays, ban morning-after pills, wage holy wars and chisel the Ten Commandments into statutory law while awaiting the Rapture.

With most voters, however, his calculation is to submerge those points. That calculation seems apts, because the more most people know about Keith Rothfus, the less likely they would be to vote for him.