I’ll make this short and sweet, because the subject matter is distasteful no matter how you slice it. But following a week or so of full-throttle media frenzy and public mea culpas, in which Paula Deen’s butter-soaked bacon-wrapped food empire seems to be doing a slow-motion crash-and-burn, the strangest aspect of the Paula Deen scandal seems to be what it isn’t.
Paula Deen has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. And she’s known for almost three years. This little tidbit has ensured every socially-conscious blog will have an opinion, ranging from the downright disdainful, to the sympathetic, if not chastising. It’s fine line to toe, choosing to make an example of someone for the betterment of the nation’s health, while not making light of a serious condition like diabetes.
Hmmm…eggs. Incredible. Edible. Many college students like eggs because they provide a cheap, fast and (If prepared correctly) tasty meal. I like eggs for all of those reasons too. Since [ … ]