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Paula Deen Is More Popular Than Martin Luther King Jr. Among Georgia's Republicans

According to a Public Policy Polling poll, Republicans in Georgia favor the celebrity chef who uttered racial slurs more than the leader of America's civil rights movement.

Posted on August 8, 2013, at 4:02 p.m. ET

Nearly 75% of Georgia's Republicans have a favorable opinion of Paula Deen, the Georgia native and celebrity chef who admitted to using the N-word.

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Less than 60% of Georgia's Republicans have a favorable opinion of Martin Luther King Jr., the leader of the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

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