Many people blamed the selloff on panic selling due to China's stock market crash and a generally weak European economy including Greece going kaput.
They were all wrong!
Televangelist Pat Robertson proclaimed Monday that the massive Dow drop is actually divine retribution for the U.S. government supporting access to legal abortion and the funding of the women's health organization Planned Parenthood.
"Here in America, we have been complicit in terminating the lives of in excess of 50 million precious unborn children, and don't you think almighty God is going to hold us accountable for that?… It's coming ladies and gentleman. We just have a little taste of it in terms of the financial system, but it's going to get shaken to its core in the next few months, years or however long it takes, and it will hurt every one of us."
Here is the video of Pat's deranged rant…
In addition to moving in mysterious ways god sure does move slow considering the fact that Roe vs Wade, which made abortion legal, was ruled on by the Supreme Court way back in 1973.