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So a bombshell from Pat Robertson the TV evangelist telling his 700 club audience that it's okay to divorce -- spouse with alzheimer's.
Explaining the diseases like a death in his view his Bruce marks in response to reviewers questioned listen to how it played out here.
I hate alzheimer's it is one of the most awful thing that -- here's -- loved ones this is the woman or man that you loved for 203040 years.
And suddenly that person -- -- -- -- There are gone.
I know it sounds cruel what he's he's he's gonna do something He should divorce -- -- -- -- over again Fox's conservative talk show.
-- here to talk about this good morning to you it's painful to listen to -- -- -- contact your.
Her for that question that comment but -- let's start up as saying Pat -- I think has done wonderful things for many people for many many years.
And recently the last few years he's been saying things that I think rather outlandish I think this is one of them -- -- say why.
Well first for the context.
A caller calls -- -- says I've been dating somebody else because my wife now is as alzheimer's and doesn't recognize me.
Is that okay and He goes on He gives explanation that He just skate He said better than dating somebody else.
In -- behind the back of your spouse divorce her or him -- start all over.
The problem is He says because your spouse is caught.
Gone gone that's -- has now gone perhaps mentally.
But you have made a commitment for better or for worse in sickness and how until death does us.
Parts of that breaks the contract.
Obviously you -- in it that the contrast picture nothing about the through this morning we saw the marine Dakota who gave his -- liar.
For all these people putting down his life selfless acts.
What I know what's really -- my grandmother was out of her mind the last three years she's been with us wanting to go home where that was 5060 times a day it's tough.
But that's what real love is and I think Pat Robertson has responsibility to come out and say.
You know what I just kind of got caught off guard.
I'm sorry about that -- I didn't.
Would you expect him to backtrack -- -- I would think about the -- the care that I had a bit better I I was can provide for someone I even if the -- idea I think the people around him.
Around Pat Robertson He said over the last few -- some pretty outlandish things it is prophecies at the beginning the year saying there's going to be another 9/11 like attack.
Lots of things that have big consequences.
People around him at the step in and say.
Faster you know Pat Robertson will take it easy what are the reactions from someone suggested OK if my president is addicted to video games I've lost him I cannot communicate with him.
Is that a fair -- is that a fair job is that a fair comparison exactly there's lots of reasons to say my husband is gone gone -- line.
Lots of reasons but especially when it comes down to a sickness.
That is so clearly the time to step in and say this is what we promised I love you not because of what you can get to me but because you're dignity.
In -- of the inside.
That's the person who I committed to -- -- them up until that and all those who suffer with this disease it's it's tough on everyone.
-- all those terrorist takers no doubt it's hard no doubt you feel like your husband is gone gone gone.
But at the time to step up and say I'm going to love love love.
To be the story's not over just yet we'll see I don't think it will be he's a good man thank you Jonathan -- thank you.
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