Pat Robertson, the controversial televangelist and host of the Christian Broadcasting Network’s “700 Club,” is said to have stunned many of his viewers on Tuesday when he dispelled the idea — held dear by many Bibical creationists — that Earth is only 6,000 years old.
Number of things to note in this sentence:
- People still care about what Pat Robertson thinks.
- People still write about people who care about what Pat Robertson thinks.
- Pat Robertson has “viewers”.
- The year is 2012.