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A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'
A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'

One of the shortest and most meaningless suspensions in TV history ended Friday with A&E announcing that it was back in business with "Duck Dynasty" and its 67-year-old, bearded patriarch Phil Robertson. The announcement was a total cave-in by a cable channel in the face of a defiant Robertson and the members of his Louisiana clan. The cable channel had put Robertson on "hiatus" Dec. 18 after he was quoted in a GQ article comparing homosexuality to bestiality while making other ignorant and insulting comments about gay identity and sexuality. While A&E issued a high-sounding statement about its commitment to inclusiveness, tolerance and diversity,...

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