Paula Deen

What Paula Deen Could Teach John Roberts

One week, two visions of Southern progress

The Supreme Court says the South is different now. Paula Deen's meltdown tells a different story.

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For anyone who has been following the news for the past 24 hours, watching the “Today” show this morning was a surreal experience. It was easy to forget that the main event of the broadcast was still—hours after a state senator had heroically talked nonstop for half a day to thwart a bill in Texas—the umpteenth apology of Paula Deen.

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Sorry Seems to Be the Easiest Word

What's the point of public apologies?

Any toddler knows how to feign just enough contrition to get out of trouble. Theoretically, what they are demonstrating are “manners,” but if you have ever heard a three-year-old mutter an unfeeling, transactional “sorry” as an automatic, easy get-out-of-timeout card, it is hard not to think he is a sociopath.

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Anthony Bourdain has the most famous tongue in America: for the tasting, talking, and lashing it does.

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