On Monday, the hosts of ABC’s The View debated whether former Food Network host Paula Deen should be vilified and ostracized from public life for admitting during a court deposition that she had used racial slurs in private in the past and was enamored with an antebellum way of life. The hosts were conflicted over the issue with one host noting that White Southerners can be nostalgic for the pre-Civil War way of life, by the have to exhibit some empathy for the plight of African-Americans as well. 

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