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Filler: Suspension of 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson is just business

"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson, left, with Jase

(Credit: AP)

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson has an absolute and unqualified constitutional right to speak his mind. We all do. What we don’t have is a constitutional right to a job, or the use of someone else’s microphone and media platform.

Robertson was suspended from his family’s show indefinitely Wednesday, because of comments he made about homosexuality in an article set to appear in GQ, primarily....

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