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From the editor: Ducking the harsh reality


The lopsided national agony over “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson’s plight has entertained me to no end. The controversy—as it were—says far more than the reality star’s commentary touching on civil rights, sin, world history and homosexuality.

Now, I subscribe to GQ, the magazine in which Robertson’s remarks appeared, so I have actually read the piece in its entirety. Many news outlets (and most politically charged talking heads) have concentrated on the lines that can be construed as homophobic.

Let’s face it, the man hardly comes across as learned when discussing s...

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