During the April 10 edition of MSNBC's Countdown, host Keith Olbermann named Pat Robertson the "winner" of his nightly "Worst Person in the World" segment for, as Media Matters for America documented, stating: "I want to say it again, and again, and again: Islam is not a religion, it's a political system meant on -- bent on world domination, not a religion. It masquerades as a religion, but the religion covers a worldwide attempt to exercise power and to subjugate the world into their way of thinking."
Of Robertson's comments, Olbermann asserted: "Whatever your views about Islam or religion in general, just think about this for a second. This is from a guy heading up a giant corporation devoted to eliminating science from schools, eliminating freedom of choice for women, who himself ran for president, and who said that 9-11 was the result of people not abiding by his political system -- I'm sorry, it was the result of people not abiding by his religious beliefs." (MORE)