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December 21, 2013

WWJD Phil Robertson?

Filed under: Popular Culture — Karen @ 5:44 am

It’s been a rough 48 hours for Phil Robertson. The announcement by A&E was posted around 6:30PM Eastern Time on Wednesday. By 7:15, his name was trending on Twitter. News outlets and politicians immediately jumped on the story to promote their own agenda. By the time that I woke up Thursday morning, my Facebook feed was swamped with defiant statements of support for Phil and his anti-gay comments.

He has been both ridiculed on The Daily Show and treated as a martyr for the First Amendment by religious conservatives. In all the hoopla over his suspension from Duck Dynasty, I have not heard anyone talk about Phil as a human being.
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