theatlantic:

The Real Duck Dynasty Scandal: Phil Robertson’s Comments on Race

His comments about gays are offensive, but his vision of the Jim Crow South is shocking—and his conservative defenders and liberal assailants are mostly ignoring it.
Read more. [Image: A&E]


I’m surprised people overlooked this part.

He is entitled to his views, but A&E would have suffered damage from the African American community over this.

Honestly I have never seen an episode of Duck Dynasty (& never will as SciFi is my thing) but this whole “censorship” controversy is being over blown (as businesses like A&E have rights too).

theatlantic:

The Real Duck Dynasty Scandal: Phil Robertson’s Comments on Race

His comments about gays are offensive, but his vision of the Jim Crow South is shocking—and his conservative defenders and liberal assailants are mostly ignoring it.

Read more. [Image: A&E]

I’m surprised people overlooked this part.

He is entitled to his views, but A&E would have suffered damage from the African American community over this.

Honestly I have never seen an episode of Duck Dynasty (& never will as SciFi is my thing) but this whole “censorship” controversy is being over blown (as businesses like A&E have rights too).

Source: The Atlantic

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