Every media outlet has covered the anti-gay remarks that Phil Robertson made in a GQ Magazine article. The news that A & E Network suspended Robertson indefinitely from "Duck Dynasty" has really created a stir. The outpouring of support for Phil Robertson's right to speak his mind has been even more phenomenal that the show's success. The whole furor has spread into the political realm, and it will probably spread as elections roll around. According to a Dec. 19 article on The Hollywood Reporter, Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal has not left any question about how he feels about his state's most popular resident. His words reflect much of what is being posted on social media through Tweets and Facebook memes.
"I remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment," Jindal writes. "It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended."
Candidates on the campaign trail will undoubtedly be asked repeatedly about how they feel about the whole "Duck Dynasty" anti-gay fiasco. Most candidates will find themselves in a quandary of sorts because the incident is being portrayed as an assault on Christians and the Bible. So, depending on the state in which a candidate is stumping, it could get quite dicey.
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