South Carolina's always there for Jon Stewart

Helen Thomas got him down, but the Palmetto State bucks him up, with its bizarre racism and unlikely sex scandals

Published June 8, 2010 1:09PM (EDT)

"Why don't you come up on my veranda and set a spell? Sounds like someone could use to hear some casual racism... South Carolina style."

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By Gabriel Winant

Gabriel Winant is a graduate student in American history at Yale.

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