Last week we told you about One Million Moms, a group that was threatening to boycott JC Penney because the store has hired Ellen DeGeneres to appear in its commercials — and, you know, she's gay. (DeGeneres, a New Orleans native, has mentioned her first job was at the JC Penney in Metairie.)
Since then, JC Penney has issued a statement of support for the comic, and BIll O'Reilly took DeGeneres' side last night on his Fox News hour The O'Reilly Factor:
DeGeneres also addressed the issue on her talk show today:
It seems the very fabric of our republic has somehow survived both DeGeneres' hiring and the fuming of a Million Moms. Who could have imagined?