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Georgia Republicans Like Paula Deen Much More Than They Like Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr., a man who played such an integral role in the fight for racial equality that his birthday was declared a national holiday, has a 59 percent approval rating among Georgia Republicans. Paula Deen, a lady who was fired for trying to treat black people like actual nineteenth-century slaves, has a 73 percent approval rating. #thesouth

Georgia GOPers Like Paula Deen More Than MLK