Fuck Phil Robertson Dec19

Fuck Phil Robertson

In the Latest installment of conservatives blaming liberals for that which their own party has been most guilty of, junk television star Phil Robertson has been crowned the new poster child of religious oppression. Despite conservatives long standing history of stuffing the first amendment every time it hasn’t fit their own personal narrative by way of book bans, censorship, and dictating what grown adults do and see in the privacy of their own home … they claim the A&E television network (which many apparently have confused with being a government) has oppressed Phils right to free speech by suspending business relations due to remarks made during an interview with GQ magazine. While my personal knowledge of Phil, who the F he is, and what he is even famous for is fuzzy due to my lack of reality television knowledge … apparently his statements compared gays to drunkards and prostitutes with all the normal conservative biblical rhetoric about going to hell, bestiality and how those who are not like them are responsible for the downfall of society (including a little something about African Americans being better off without civil rights). Whatever, Phil has the right to say whatever the F he wants and if someone were stopping him from doing that this post would be about them. And while I applaud Phil for at least being honest (vs. pretending personal bias and intolerance have nothing to do with it like most who support him) … be it genuine ignorance or business savvy Phil is a racist, homophobic douche-bag. But there is a big difference between A&E not wanting to keep a person like Phil on payroll as a representative of their network … and stripping Phils right to say and believe what he wants. And while A&E may have...