Soledad O'Brien Teaches A Smarmy Televangelist A Lesson In Equality

Rebecca Eisenberg

Televangelist Joel Osteen brought his creepy, ever-present smile to the set of "Starting Point" with Soledad O'Brien last week to discuss his new book about daily affirmations. Soledad and one of her other guests, openly gay former Clinton adviser Richard Socarides, confronted Osteen about his church's views on homosexuality. His response? To call members of the LGBTQ community "not God's best [work]." Yeah. Soledad wasn't having any of that. Watch and learn, people. Watch and learn. 


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