Afternoon Tip Sheet
December 19, 2013
Who said that?
"I don’t agree with quite a bit of stuff I read in magazine interviews or see on TV. In fact, come to think of it, I find a good bit of it offensive. But I also acknowledge that this is a free country and everyone is entitled to express their views. In fact, I remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment. It is a messed up situation when Miley Cyrus gets a laugh, and Phil Robertson gets suspended."
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, jumping to the defense of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, who was indefinitely suspended from the program after making graphic and negative statements about homosexuality.
Deepak Sharma / Associated Press
An Indian Muslims burns an effigy of President Barack Obama as he and others protest against the alleged mistreatment of New York based Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade today in Ajmer, India.
Sen. Patrick Leahy talks about the ongoing debate on the powers of the NSA and national security.
Number of the day
Major statewide offices held by Democrats in Virginia now that Republican Mark Obenshain conceded to Democrat Mark Herring.