Phil Robertson Can Say What He Wants, As Well As Face The Consequences   Leave a comment

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: with rights come both responsibilities and accountability, something Phil Robertson (and others in this society) need to learn; as it says in the article, he has every right to say what he said…that is protected speech. He does not, however, have the right to be free from criticism and whatever else comes from what you say.

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Every few months it seems that a celebrity really says some messed up shit.  This year was no different with Riley Cooper, Paula Deen and now Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson joining the fray of people exposing their true colors in a pretty disturbing light.

In case you haven’t heard, Robertson told GQ’s (and Deadspin’s funniest writer) Drew Magary his views on LGBTQ Americans (and how they are similar to those who commit bestiality) as well as growing up in the South.  Of course, what he said was pretty messed up though sadly not exactly surprising and yes; the uproar has been loud.

Listen.  I can’t…

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Posted December 19, 2013 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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