Minister, Christian broadcaster, and person who is still alive Pat Robertson is an expert on the methods by which demons possess humans: Specifically, horror movies and (maybe) porn.

On the 700 Club this week, Robertson told a second-hand tale of demonic antics, wherein a teenage girl had made some underworld-friendly viewing choices and inadvertently given evil spirits permission to enter her body:

"A few years ago, I heard about a teenage girl who was demon-possessed. And people began to deal with the demon, and try to cast it out. And you know what the demon said? 'I have permission.' And the permission was granted when this child had gone to some double-X-rated movie or whatever it was, and had allowed this thing to come into her."

Because he was answering a question about horror films (and whether watching them makes God stop protecting you from random accidents), it's not clear what Robertson meant by "double-X-rated movie." He could have been talking about porn, or he could be a confused old man. Or both.

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Although Robertson thinks low-carb diets are a violation of God's principles, gays spread AIDS on purpose, and grown-up movies cause demon possession, there's one issue on which he's progressive: legalizing weed.

[H/T: Uproxx]