Pat Robertson has no one to blame but himself for the criticism he's attracted in reaction to his latest looniness, in which he suggested that Ariel Sharon's recent stroke was divine retribution for dividing the land of Israel. For that matter, on the all-publicity-is-good-publicity theory, Robertson might be reveling in the notoriety.



Medienkritik reports that German magazine Der Spiegel has a story entitled, "Execution of Tookie Williams: Self-Righteous State Organized Murder."




Shane Bishop, NBC Producer
A producer for "Dateline NBC" is apparently collaborating with a convicted killer in order to get a sensational story about another one. The Austin-American Statesman reports: