Paula Deen Now Invoking Prop 8 In Her Defense

Look, at this point, whatever happens with Paula Deen is basically Paula Deen’s business. And I do have a theory that the media has jumped all over this story as an indirect punishment for that diabetes thing, because that diabetes thing was WAY more problematic than whatever this thing is. But, so, let’s consider her punished, right? She seems pretty thoroughly punished. And any more discussion of her feels like piling on. But what else are we going to do today? Stare at an empty blog post that just says “INSERT BLOG POST TITLE” and then a string of place holder latin? There’s a pile forming let’s get right on top of it! From ONTD:

Lawyers for the embattled celebrity chef are citing the Supreme Court’s June 26 decision striking down California’s Prop 8, which originally banned gay marriage in that state, as a reason a court should dismiss Lisa’s Jackson’s federal lawsuit against her and her brother Earl “Bubba” Hiers.

Deen originally filed her motion to dismiss on Dec. 18, 2012, but filed this supplemental brief on Monday in a U.S. District Court in Georgia in light of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling. Deen’s attorneys noted the opinion of Chief Justice John Roberts on the Hollingsworth vs. Perry Prop 8 case, where he wrote that in order for a person to have standing to sue, they must prove they have “suffered a concrete and particularized injury that is fairly traceable to the challenged conduct.”

Her lawyers then added, “We rest our case.” And the judge dropped his gavel and walked off the stage. I mean, come ON. You are not going to get a better ending to this thing than Paula Deen invoking THE SUPREME COURT’s RULING ON A HIGHLY CONTROVERSIAL GAY MARRIAGE LAW as her defense for WANTING TO THROW A SLAVE WEDDING. Justice is a dish best served SLATHERED IN CREAM AND ON TOP OF A BISCUIT. I don’t know. I’m tired. Is it America Day yet?