You Bother Me More Than Pat Robertson
Kristi Watts CBN Co Anchor
What Bothered Me Most about the Pat Robertson Interview was Kristi Watts.
As a Black male, hearing the blasphemous statements made by Pat Robertson was in no way surprising or even disappointing. After all, history has proven him to be nothing short of a contradiction in Christianity. From his homo statements to his African aid going to develop his own diamond mine in Africa, Pat Robertson is what Pat Robertson is and nothing more. However, the actions of Kristi Watt left me just short of smashing my flat screen.
Those of you are unfamiliar with the name Kristi Watts, she is the woman of color seated just opposite Pat Robertson during his ridiculous statements concerning Haiti. Kristi Watts sits next to Pat Robertson with a half smiling, half stunned look about her. Yet by the end of the statement she is shaking her head in approval of the comments with little to no objection.
Watts: “Yes, sir massa, they be no way those Haitian negroes could have defeated Napoleons army without the help of da devul.”
Negro please! Is the money that good? Do you need the approval of whites that much? Are you so brainwashed by a corrupt religion that yo u actually believe that Satan was behind the Haitian slave revolt? Watts is not alone in her submissive nature towards things that most groups would immediately stand up against. Imagine the same scenario with a Jewish co anchor and Robertson spouting the following.
“You know the holocaust justifiably happened to the Jewish people because they nailed Jesus to the cross”.
Could one with even the most vivid imagination conjure up a thought of the co-host shaking his/her head in approval? No, I don’t think so. Pat Robertson would have found himself staring at the overhead lighting with his feet dangling in mid air. The new spineless black person, a product of suburban life has been pushed to the forefront of black issues in a way that negates the ongoing battle for equality and justice in this country. We are in a Post-Robertson society, I don’t think so and the house Negro is still alive and as passive as ever.
Watts choice to remain silent and leap in the lap of tom foolery only showed her for what she is ”African American”. The term coined as a passive acceptance of American culture designed to replace the reference Black American. For those of you who are not dark in color, let me take a moment to explain the difference between a Black American and an African American. Black Americans marched with King and Malcolm X when the confrontations were dangerous, African Americans stayed home or showed up after the National Guard was there to protect them. Black Americans believe in a capitalist system with a socialist agenda, African Americans believe in a capitalist system with a capitalist agenda. Black Americans enlist in the military to serve and protect a country that thinks they are all on welfare only to become African Americans after their indoctrination. Black Americans become combative when you call them divisive, while African Americans become passive and withdrawn. This is why the designation African American has never been completely accepted by the Black community and never will.
A Black American is just what the name says, Black and American but the African American encouraged by a period of Afro centric teachings claims Africa which does not claim them. If they are African please tell me the African nation that will allow them dual citizenship status. The truth is told as a Black American I hold a greater connection with those who suffer in Haiti than those who refuse to allow me home rights without a substantial monetary investment. After all we did come across on the same ships and many of us are probably from the same family tree.
The spineless, appeasers that lack any self respect or fortitude should be required from this day forward to wear a sign of designation to make their agenda perfectly clear.
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