Rudy Giuliani may not be an acceptable nominee to many leaders on the religious right, but old-and-super-crazy warhorse Pat Robertson is ready to endorse him. Marc Ambinder explains why:

Both Giuliani and Robertson share an apocalyptic worldview about the clash with [radical] Islam; for Robertson, it is religious and based in biblical prophecy. For Giuliani, it is secular -- but given his 9/11 experiences, just as personal.



Oh, good. Suddenly I'm pining for Daniel Pipes/

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