Friday, December 20, 2013
I think A&E is right to can Robertson, the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty clan.
But then again, I'm one of the people who think if people make derogatory racial comments they should be canned.
Yes, these people have protection under the First Amendment, but the issue here is that people who have national media exposure -- like a TV show -- have a social responsibility; because, rightly or wrongly, they become role models.
Just like children are swayed toward toys based on whether they like the commercials promoting them, people are often swayed when forming opinions based on television shows they watch.