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Papa Duck and 5 biggest homophobes, racists and ‘crack heads’ of 2013

The year in ‘true color’ comments from Paula Dean to Phil Robertson‘Hey, Hate is easier to address when it is not hiding in the Louisana swamps’


“Duck Dynasty” Papa Phil Robertson came close to getting out of 2013 without putting his beard in his mouth.

Close counts in horseshoe and hand grenades, but not so much when it comes to homophobic remarks.

Papa “Duck,” as I will call him from this point forward, has been suspended from his family’s hit A&E show “Duck Dynasty” for making homophobic comments about gay folks being unworthy of places in Heaven. He also has some interesting thoughts about black people.

(Scroll down for 5 others who have let their true colors show in 2013.)

The squirrel eater, viewed weekly by 14 million Americans, equated gays to terrorists and those having sex with ducks and/or other animals in the January issue of GQ magazine.

Start with homosexual behavior and just morph out from there. Bestiality, sleeping around with this woman and that woman and those men,” he said. Then he paraphrased Corinthians: “Don’t be deceived. Neither the adulterers, the idolaters, the male prostitutes, the homosexual offenders, the greedy, the drunkards, the slanderers, the swindlers — they won’t inherit the kingdom of God. Don’t deceive yourself. It’s not right.”

And then there was this comment:

“It seems like, to me, a vagina — as a man — would be more desirable than a man’s anus, that’s just me. I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.”

This one tied it all up in a pretty ‘non-judgemental’ bow:

“We never, ever judge someone on who’s going to heaven, hell. That’s the Almighty’s job. We love ‘em, give ‘em the good news about Jesus — whether they’re homosexuals, drunks, terrorists. We let God sort ‘em out later, you see what ‘I am saying.”

Yeah, now everyone sees what you are saying.

No offense to self-proclaimed Bible-thumpers who are not raging homophobic, borderline racists, but Papa Duck’s backward and insensitive comments should come to no surprise.

(Bible-thumper: an overzealous advocate of Christian fundamentalism — Merriam-Webster Dictionary)

It is pretty ridiculous that A&E suspended the show. They knew what they were getting when they hired Papa Duck and his family. I don’t agree with his positions, but he doesn’t hide them.    On several levels, that is refreshing.

Papa Duck has the right to his opinion and beliefs, and trust me, I am glad he opened up to the magazine.

This sort of backwards thinking is easier to address when it is not hiding in the Louisiana swamps and saying seemingly innocuous things like “Hey.”

In a sense, Papa Duck is simply letting his freak flag fly.

Support Duck Dynasty if you want to. At least now you know the brand of ‘thinking’ you are supporting.

Contact this blogger at arobinson@DaytonDailyNews.com or Twitter.com/DDNSmartMouth



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