Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Duck Dynasty avoids the Confederate flag. League of the South falls for a media marketing package

I was wondering if the cast of Duck Dynasty flew the Confederate flag. It would fit the stereotype.

I came across this article by someone who socialized with Phil Robertson:

When the controversy over students flying a Confederate flag at an Arizona school was shown on TV the article reports.

“And I said, ‘Phil, turn around.’ So he turned around and I could tell he was — visually — very upset. And he said, ‘I have never owned a Confederate flag.’ He said, ‘This is what upsets me.’ He said, ‘ “Redneck” is a term of endearment around here. And attaching that to a Confederate flag is offensive to me . . . That Confederate flag is not what we stand for.’ ”
The Robertson clan knows what sells and what doesn't sell and how to market themselves. The League of the South really fell for the whole marketing package of the family.

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