A&E suspends Phil Robertson, the partriach of the Duck Dynasty cast, for making homophobic and racist remarks during a GQ interview. Stephen Colbert and the Fox News family rally to Robertson's defense and blame the Word Police for all the evils in the world.
Plus, Republicans are divorcing themselves from the tea party. Their irreconcilable differences are proving to be a bit too much.
And in today's legislative news: Congress has passed the budget compromise. Now the government won't shut down and lawmakers can continue to do ... absolutely nothing.