Archive | December 2013

Duck you. It ain’t about free speech

The "free speech zone" at the 2004 D...

The “free speech zone” at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Music worth listening to could not exist and thrive without free speech protections.  So, in the wake of the Duck Dynasty brouhaha, Sing For Me jumps into the fray on a subject Hunter usually shies away from: politics.

At first glance the story seemed an issue of free speech, with folks taking the usual, expected sides. Conservatives like Sarah Palin have come out in support of the reality show’s star – Phil Robertson – and his use of inflammatory anti-gay rhetoric.
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