We are all guilty of forming opinions about folks from different areas of the country and the world, for that matter. The opinions may be good or bad, or just what we have seen on television or heard on the news or read in the newspaper.
When I, as a Southerner think of “bias,” I think of bias against the South and her people. Folks who are not from the South usually have a skewed version of the "Real South". However, if they have the opportunity to visit the South most of the time they are pleasantly surprised.
A lot of folks want us to always be showing up driving trucks or tractors, waving Confederate flags, and drinking moonshine while getting ready to go to a tent revival. I have a response for those people – “Bless your heart.”
We don’t want to fight any more wars, nor do we see anything wrong with William Faulkner, but we love our people – all of our people.