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Fri Dec 27, 2013, 04:26 PM Dec 2013

Palin Cites Friend 'Who Happens To Be Gay' In Duck Dynasty Debate

Less than a week after defending suspended "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson's anti-gay comments as free speech, former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin went after A&E's "hypocrisy," citing a gay friend in the process.

In an interview last week with Fox News, Palin pointed a finger at the network for suspending Robertson, pointing to an email conversation she had with a friend of hers "who happens to be gay."

"She emailed me to say she is outraged at A&E for the hypocrisy here, for the things that they air on their program that she finds offensive, yet A&E doesn't fire a star or somebody involved in their programming based on what they said but they would when it comes to Phil on Duck Dynasty and this friend, she said that she would boycott A&E and that network, and uh, um, she's not the only one," Palin said.

Robertson ran into hot water after GQ published an interview earlier this month containing some eyebrow-raising comments on homosexuality, as well as the black community. The star was subsequently suspended by A&E, but is expected to return in episodes slated for January.


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Marie Marie

(9,999 posts)
7. No, sorry. I read it 3 times - that was enough for me.
Fri Dec 27, 2013, 04:54 PM
Dec 2013

Not worth a 4th read to figure out just how stupid this woman is.


(16,254 posts)
17. Thank God no one else can figure it out, either.
Fri Dec 27, 2013, 06:46 PM
Dec 2013

I can't even punctuate her sentences in my mind to make any sense of them.

I'm NOT going crazy, then? Phew!


(11,441 posts)
4. Wonder what she thinks about Phil's 15-year-old girls comment?
Fri Dec 27, 2013, 04:33 PM
Dec 2013

She might be interested in setting Willow or Piper up with one of Phil's all-American friends or family members.


(34,825 posts)
5. i wonder if her "gay" friend is also her "black" friend?
Fri Dec 27, 2013, 04:33 PM
Dec 2013

did she specify "the things that they air on their program that she finds offensive," or is this one of those "Obama is shredding the constitution!!12" type of generalities?

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