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Gov. Bobby Jindal to guest star on season premiere of Duck Dynasty

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Gov. Bobby Jindal isn't the only Louisiana politician who likes to be seen with the Robertson family of the A&E "reality" show Duck Dynasty ( Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne *and* U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister *both like to tout their Duck- ...

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Old 05-14-2014, 06:30 PM   #1
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Gov. Bobby Jindal to guest star on season premiere of Duck Dynasty

Gov. Bobby Jindal isn't the only Louisiana politician who likes to be seen with the Robertson family of the A&E "reality" show Duck Dynasty (Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne*and*U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister*both like to tout their Duck-y bona fides), but Jindal is going a step farther than either of them: He's appearing on the Season 6 premiere of the show to present Willie Robertson with "a Commerce Award."

Jndal met with the Robertsons in February*to present them with a new state laurel.*In a press release at the time, Jindal's office said, "The Governor?s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence will be periodically awarded by the Governor to homegrown Louisiana businesses that grow and provide more opportunity, more jobs, and more commerce for the State of Louisiana."*

So what happened at the award presentation? A&E says "In preparation for the big occasion, John Luke volunteers to give the introduction speech but can't avoid Willie and Uncle Si's public speaking tips, unwanted as they may be.? [ Read more ]

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