Louisiana’s Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has spoken out about the suspension of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, a Louisiana native, accusing the TV network of being against the First Amendment.
Governor Jindal came to Phil Robertson’s support saying that the whole dust up between the religious Robertson and the A&E network is a “messed up situation.”
Phil Robertson of TV’s “Duck Dynasty.”.
“I remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment,” Jindal wrote. “It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended.”
Here is the Governor’s full statement:
Phil Robertson and his family are great citizens of the State of Louisiana. The politically correct crowd is tolerant of all viewpoints, except those they disagree with. I don’t agree with quite a bit of stuff I read in magazine interviews or see on TV. In fact, come to think of it, I find a good bit of it offensive. But I also acknowledge that this is a free country and everyone is entitled to express their views. In fact, I remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment. It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended
On Wednesday, December 18, the A&E network suspended Phil Robertson for comments he made about homosexuals in an interview with GQ magazine.
Well, what do you think of Gov. Jindal’s, comments?
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