Quote of the Day: Duck Dynasty controversy poses danger to GOP

December 2013
Moderate Voice;12/27/2013, p13
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The article focuses on the controversial quote by Phil Robertson of U.S. reality television series "Duck Dynasty". It mentions the views of Senate Ted Cruz related to free speech or religious liberty, and defending Robertson's actions. It highlights the concept of brand re-affirmation rather than Republican rebranding.


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