Just when you thought the US was inexplicably going down the tubes under the weight of political correctness, the truth comes out once again: money is still king in the land of Uncle Sam.
A&E has reinstated Phil Robertson with barely a slap on the wrist (more like a gentle caress, actually). Duck Dynasty is a money-making machine, with its sky-high ratings and huge sales of merchandise. The network couldn’t afford to not have him back, with all his fans and their wallets.
The free-speech police has been defeated this time. Unfortunately, it wasn’t for the best of reasons. Materialism and the love of money are also ruining the soul of the US.
We’ll keep loving people with homosexual attractions, even as their lobbyists try to destroy us.
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