Deen's use of slurs
It is interesting to see in print, and hear on the tube, the self-righteous critics crucifying Paula Deen for having used racial slurs. I dare say that only a minuscule minority of Deen’s assailants, if they were truly honest, would not have to admit that at one time or another they, too, have used those same slurs. At least Deen was big enough to admit her transgressions.
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