ethics, TV

Phil Robertson – Freedom of Speech

I’ve never watched an episode of Duck Dynasty. And never will.

But A&E’s suspension of the star of that show seems an over-reaction to me.


In response to the controversy, Cracker Barrel removed Duck Dynasty items from its restaurants, but immediately reversed its decision after a barrage of complaints from customers. The company explained the reversal in a candid letter …

Mashable – Why Are So Many People Puzzled by ‘Duck Dynasty’?

A&E’s decision was made after consulting lawyers & ratings gurus.

My best guess is that Phil Robertson will soon be brought back to the show. That the controversy will bring even higher ratings.

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