Chris Blattman

And he says Haiti made a pact with the Devil…

Former Liberian president Charles Taylor, testifying in his war crimes trial in The Hague on Thursday, said that his government had awarded American televangelist Pat Robertson a gold mining concession in 1999 and that Robertson later offered to lobby the Bush administration on the government’s behalf.

Robertson denies the quid pro quo. See the Washington post report. Hat tip to Libby Wood.

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  1. This is totally unrelated but I just wanted to point out that, if you stare at it your header mirror image for a moment, it looks like women walking in the direction of a mushroom cloud.

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