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December 19th, 2013
09:48 PM ET

'Duck Dynasty' star's comments lead to new skirmish in America's culture wars

'Duck Dynasty' is a reality TV show. Unlike reality, it is a carefully-produced, semi-scripted and heavily-promoted entertainment vehicle. The stars appear as carefully produced versions of themselves. So when Phil Robertson made controversial comments to GQ magazine about gays, African Americans and non-Christian religions plenty of people took notice. That led to A&E suspending him from the hit show. Anderson takes a closer look at the fallout.

Anderson discussed the uproar over Phil Robertson's comments with social pundit and author Dan Savage, along with New York TImes op-ed columnists Charles Blow and Ross Douthat.

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Filed under: Charles Blow • Dan Savage • Duck Dynasty • Ross Douthat
October 28th, 2013
09:27 PM ET

Does the "buck stop" with President Obama?

The White House is doing damage control over the botched rollout of Obamacare and the latest allegations of the NSA spying on America's closest allies. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are questioning when President Obama found out about these issues. Where does the buck stop in the Obama White House? New York Times columnists Ross Douthat and Charles Blow debate.

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Filed under: Charles Blow • Raw Politics • Ross Douthat • Wolf Blitzer
October 22nd, 2013
10:14 PM ET

The politics of the Obamacare rollout

The struggle to enroll millions of Americans for health coverage is happening in the middle of a major political battle. New York Times columnists Ross Douthat and Charles Blow look at both sides.

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Filed under: Charles Blow • Kathleen Sebelius • Obamacare • Ross Douthat