A new videotape surfaced of Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson expressing the same views about gay people three years ago that got him kicked off the air earlier this week. Last night, the Robertson family responded saying: “We cannot imagine the show going forward without our patriarch at the helm.” CNN Commentator Michaela Angela Davis and Faith & Freedom Coalition founder Ralph Reed discuss the reality star’s anti-gay comments and the culture war that ensued.
A widow has a message of incredible forgiveness after her husband, an American teacher, was killed by unidentified gunmen while he was jogging in Benghazi two weeks ago. Anita Smith speaks about her husband’s legacy and her love for the Libyan people.
Anita also posted a letter to the Libyan people
President Obama held his last news conference of 2013 today, and the critical questions didn’t come up short. Reporters grilled the president about whether he thinks it’s been his worst year. And while markets are at an all-time high, President Obama’s approval rating is down to 41% - an all-time low. CNN’s John King, Candy Crowley, and David Gergen discuss the president’s comments and what 2014 may have in store.
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