Phil Robertson, patriarch of the popular show “Duck Dynasty,” delivered a one-of-a-kind speech to a crowd of conservatives after winning a free speech award at the Conservative Political Action Conference.
Robertson’s unique analogies and storytelling sparked some colorful Twitter banter for those following the event.
Who better to win the “Andrew Breitbart Defender of the First Amendment Award” than a guy who unabashedly will say anything – and everything – that comes to mind?
One thing is for certain, Robertson makes no apologies for who he is and what he believes. He started his unique speech by pulling out his well-used Bible – then he started blowing minds.
— Zhivago of Tookland (@raywatts) February 27, 2015
— TheBlaze (@theblaze) February 27, 2015
Phil Robertson at CPAC: “I am a god loving, bible believing, gun toting, capitalist.”
— greybeard (@greybeard411) February 27, 2015
Robertson really ruffled liberal feathers when he began to talk hippies and sexual transmitted diseases. His comments were flamboyant and for many, a little strange.
First mention of genital herpes at #CPAC2015
— Jeff Poor (@jeff_poor) February 27, 2015
— Denises Pieces (@DeniseFlores) February 27, 2015
Phil Robertson preaching about STDs at #CPAC Genuinely bizarre
— Kristopher Purcell (@purcellkris) February 27, 2015
— Andrew Patrick (@Andrew_Patrick) February 27, 2015
Remember, no one gave Robertson the comedian-of-the-year award. But then, things went on, and on, and…
We are off the rails at #CPAC2015. Sexually transmitted diseases?
— Eye on Politics (@EyeOnPolitics) February 27, 2015
“We had no idea the celebrity we invited to this event would go off the rails” – apparently every conservative organizer #CPAC2015
— Political Math (@politicalmath) February 27, 2015
Everyone in my row giggling. RT @JimPethokoukis: This Duck Dynasty guy is really energizing the CPAC crowd. Electric. Crackling.
— Karol Markowicz (@karol) February 27, 2015
Phil Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” is talking about the Founding Fathers and STDs and I’m guessing he won’t be invited to the ’16 convention.
— Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) February 27, 2015
I have no clue what is happening now. #CPAC2015
— Jessica Taylor (@JessicaTaylor) February 27, 2015
By that time, it seemed like no one did.
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