Sarah Palin, \’Duck Dynasty\’ Clan to Ring in New Year on Fox News
Breitbart\’s Big Hollywood ^ | December 30, 2013 | Tony Lee
Posted on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 3:15:28 AM by 2ndDivisionVet
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and some members of the Duck Dynasty family will be on Fox News for its New Year\’s Eve programming Tuesday night.
After A&E suspended patriarch Phil Robertson for comments to GQ magazine that were deemed to be \”anti-gay,\” the network, which is owned by Disney, reinstated Robertson last Friday. Palin is the politician that many, including a prominent columnist for The Hill, said most resonates with Duck Dynasty nation…
Palin was the first politician of note to vigorously defend Robertson immediately after he got suspended, saying that \”free speech is an endangered species\” and \”those \’intolerants\’ hatin’ and taking on the \’Duck Dynasty\’ patriarch for voicing his personal opinion are taking on all of us.\”
Her comments paved the way for some other politicians on the right–like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)–that came to Robertson\’s defense while the Republican establishment was silent.
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