What Do Phil Robertson, Tila Tequila, and Miley Cyrus Have in Common?
Aside from an utter lack of any talent or any other contribution to civilization (and having been edged out by Pope Francis for Time Person of the Year), Guy Somerset rightly suggests that each has been part of a "sly ploy for publicity" in "a nation of rotating stage plays that are obvious to anyone who bothers to look behind the curtain" — Manufacturing Outrage.
About the Duck Dynast, Mr. Somerset writes, "The usual American three-penny opera is currently playing out with the right/traditionalist/fundamentalist coalition claiming that freedom of speech is under attack." Phooey! "This news-channel brouhaha is as much a show as anything appearing on entertainment television."