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Warwick Sabin

Entries by Warwick Sabin

The Rich Get Thinner, the Poor Get Fatter

(6) Comments | Posted March 10, 2010 | 11:07 AM

(This is my Publisher's Note in the new edition of The Oxford American.)

Our appreciation of Southern cuisine has a dark side. We usually acknowledge it with a laugh, or a devil-may-care sense of recklessness.

That fried chicken leg may kill you; that pork rib is...

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Democrats Should Try to Win Back the South

(29) Comments | Posted February 19, 2010 | 7:58 AM

On July 1, 2008, the political scientist Thomas F. Schaller suggested in the New York Times that Barack Obama should "write off" North Carolina, because as a typically Southern state, no Democratic presidential candidate would have a chance of winning it.

"Mr. Obama should not hope to capture states in...

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