Skip to comments.'Duck Dynasty' Migrating to White House Correspondents' Dinner
Posted on 04/27/2013 7:16:22 PM PDT by NoLibZone
"Duck Dynasty" stars Korie Robertson and Willie Robertson just alighted on the swamps of Washington, D.C. ... for an appearance at the White House Corresopndents' Dinner!
Just don't tell Tom Brokaw -- as we previously reported, the legendary newsman is boycotting the event after Lindsay Lohan made an appearance last year ... and that was the LAST STRAW.
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I think the negative reactions from people on this thread come from a couple of things. 1. They are ignorant about the dinner. 2. They beat their chest and like to say “Obama bad” without using brain cells. 3. They don’t realize that CBN invited them. 4. Did they ask the DD folks why they were going? No. 5. They probably like to hide in their homes shouting how everything is bad and probably do nothing to change it, or they just like to throw stones at other people because it makes them feel better.
All terrible reasons for someone to change their minds and not go.
You’re missing the point.
The Robertsons enjoy the support of millions of people who view the current occupant of the White House as an enemy of the United States.
Attending a party that appears to be little more than a love fest for the Occupant, will naturally produce a less than positive reaction among those who support the Robertsons.
It’s a simple human dynamic, and people in the entertainment business err terribly when they ignore it.
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.'
Sounds like 'sociatin' to me!
I refer to ALL in that category as the "NOT a CLUE" folks.
[[Accepting an invitation to attend a gala at a White House that is occupied by a man most of their supporters view as the antichrist himself, is just plain stupid.]]
[[Its a simple human dynamic, and people in the entertainment business err terribly when they ignore it]]
Precisely- Jesus when He went to social events went with the itnent of Givign hte sick peopel God’s word (Something that those who are claiming that it’s ok for robertsons to attend a den of thieves murderers and liars because Jesus went to social events simply to party leave out)- I doubt the Robertson’s went to white hosue party for such a purpose
30 And the Pharisees and their scribes began grumbling at His disciples, saying, ‘Why do you eat and drink with the tax-gatherers and sinners?’ 31 And Jesus answered and said to them, ‘It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick. 32 I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.’
Your point abotu
Of course it is fake. It is a reality TV show!
Actually if they are aware of it I’d be even more impressed they would go. I think your point makes it all the more obvious and it’s not really about the enemy in the White House(which by going doesn’t show support of) but rather it shows the pettiness of people that say they have Christian values. The hate in people’s hearts is the real tragedy here. I think Obama is a disaster, but I’m not going to hold the Robertsons to missing out out a correspondence dinner simply because Obama is in the White House. It’s petty, childish, and just plain sad.
I hear you, but our personal opinions on what they did, are beside the point.
Simply stating the obvious, the Robertsons did something that many of their fans are going to disagree with, and some will even be offended. So much so, that they'll tune out the show.
What they did is not smart business. Bottom line.
Sure they are, and just like you and I, they're free to make whatever boneheaded choices they want to.
The Robertsons have a television show. It's a business. By attending the White House correspondent's dinner, they came very close to touching a third rail in the entertainment business, which is partisan politics.
I haven't even voiced an opinion on what they did. I've only made the observation that it was a poor business move on their part, which it was.
I’m sure Phil would tell them he had a beaver dam to take out or something but Willie. That boy’s a Yuppie with a Yuppie wife and Yuppie house. Yup.
Not true. Entertainers' box office, Nielsen, and record sales suffer when they touch the third rail of partisan politics.
Witness the fate of the Dixie Chicks, whose comments abroad about GWB crashed their music career. Those ladies never recovered from that faux pas.
On the flip side, there are countless insider reports of conservatives in the entertainment business who fly under the radar to protect their careers from being trashed by leftist retaliation for their views.
How many times have you seen Freepers say, "I'll never buy another one of his records" after hearing that some popular recording artist supports the left wing agenda?
How many times have you seen people boycott or support retailers, due to some partisan stance of the company? It happens all the time.
It's just a fact. Many consumers make choices based upon an entertainer's or businesses' political views. Knowing this, astute business people steer clear of the area. I know I do, in my own business. I've actually lost liberal customers when they became aware of my politics.
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