Skip to comments.‘Duck Dynasty’ Fallout: GLAAD Reeling From Biggest Backlash in Years, Says Rep
Posted on 12/20/2013 4:34:52 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
In the fallout over Wednesdays suspension of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson by A&E for anti-gay and racist remarks, GLAAD is experiencing record levels of backlash.
In the five-and-a-half years Ive worked at GLAAD, Ive never received so many violently angry phone calls and social media posts attacking GLAAD for us speaking out against these comments, the media watchdog organizations vice president of communications Rich Ferraro told TheWrap.
He said those reactions range from those who simply believe as Robertson believes to those who feel that GLAAD and A&Es actions limit the reality stars free speech.
Also read: Duck Dynasty: Inside the Decision to Suspend Phil Robertson (Exclusive)
I dont think this is about the first amendment, Ferraro said. I feel its more about the America we live in today. That is one where Americans, gay and straight, are able to speak out when people in the public eye make anti-gay and racist remarks.
Robertsons supporters have started petitions, called for boycotts and include Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal. Currently, more than 70,000 people have signed the online petition asking A&E to drop the suspension.
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I really believe that homosexual movement has met its Waterloo.
I heard the gay leaders say “phil needed to get in line” ...
Well, its about damn time.
Where did I leave that little violin?
GLAAD’s “In Your Face, America!” shtick is wearing mighty thin with Americans.
Racist? What was racist? Are all blacks gay, or any of the other sins he listed? Whose being racist here?
No one is violently lashing out against you guys, gays or whatever....
You continue to objectify yourselves and we are just getting plain tired of your vituperous shame game.
lighten up Francis/Frances...
Who is dreaming of TEA and Duck for Christmas?
“where Americans, gay and straight, are able to speak out when people in the public eye make anti-gay and racist remarks.”
why the myopic exclusivity??
oh thats right PRIDE comes before a FALL...
“...the media watchdog organizations...”
Since when is GLAAD a media watchdog organization? They are a gay advocacy group, plain and simple. Typical. Leftie groups are “public interest advocacy groups” or “watchdogs”, conservative groups are “lobbies”. Spin, spin, spin.
You can always tell who owns you, it is the ones you can not criticize
I can think of some aspects of gay behavior which might be categorized as “inappropriate”.
It is God that determines what sin is. It is God who will forgive that sin. Homo groups like GLAAD embrace sin. How will that work out??
The homos think they are a race.
The author is a liar. I hate liars.
I thought that comment that “he had to get in line” was perhaps the biggest truth spoken ... Religious beliefs or conservative beliefs have to go to them
I have a cartoon with a quote from Voltaire on that subject posted over my desk at work.
GLAAD will be gone in 90 days. The organization got its marching orders from Odumbo and it thought he would support them, but Odumbo is more concerned about his political future that GLAAD and even A&E will be a thing of the past. Amen America is waking up to the reality that what you are forced to tolerate tends to blow up when someone says enough to the caca that is striving to be shoved down our throats
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