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A&E Welcomes Phil Robertson Back to 'Duck Dynasty'

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    A&E was not the free market at work. However, the response from the consumers to reinstate Phil certainly is.
     
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    Was he only allowed with scotch tape over his mouth?
     
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    NO he has made clear he "will not back down."
     
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    $4 billion in merchandise sales at Wal-Mart and other retail outlets of "Duck stuff" the last two weeks made an impression. A&E didn't even try to put a very good spin on it, as this, from the Rev's linked article, indicates:
    In other words, "Our advertisers raised tea-total heck with us and we realized we were not so stupid as to chase money out the door."

    When the A&E contract expires, I hope the Robertsons "entertain offers" from other media outlets. They'll double their income if they do.
     
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    Phil and the "ducksters" should have thumbed their noses at A&E and started their own network.

    A&E needs the "ducksters" but they don't need A&E.
     
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    May have been diificult to do contractually.
     
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