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Sean Hannity Has Had A Change Of Heart On Television Suspensions

Martin Bashir should have been suspended. But not "Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson!

Posted on December 20, 2013, at 1:56 p.m. ET

Here's Sean Hannity in late November questioning why MSNBC host Martin Bashir wasn't "suspended, or even fired" for suggesting someone should defecate in Sarah Palin's mouth.

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Bashir's comments, in which he also called Palin a "world class idiot," were met with nearly-universal condemnation. After an apologizing and a subsequent several weeks of "vacation," Bashir decided to resign from MSNBC.

On Thursday night, Hannity took a different opinion on free speech, saying several times that suspended Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson's anti-gay comments were protected under the First Amendment.

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