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You Salty or Nah? The Great Grits Debate of 2016

With 2016 being an election year we have seen our fair share of debates; heated, long, and sometimes controversial. But no MSNBC special can hold a candle to the never ending war on how people eat grits.

Over the last few weeks people have been obsessively battling over whether grits should be served with salt or sugar. The presidential candidates mud slinging is nothing compared to the way Black twitter is coming for each other. Family’s are being broken apart, friendships are ending, even the block hand has gotten stronger.

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People in these streets are getting their feelings hurt over a grains. Grains of salt, grains of sugar, grains of grit.

Now who’s winning this debate? We really can’t be sure.

It first seemed like salt was the clear champion, because sugar is clearly for basics:




But the sugar supporters came with the clap back pretty damn hard:




Then of course there were the defectors:

And just for good measure, the hoteps jumped into the debate too:

This debate has raged on for over a week and there seems to be no end in sight.
In fact it’s spiraled out into other debates, including some strange argument about putting sugar in rice, chili, and…spaghetti?

With all this discussion about grits though, there seems to be one vital question missing.

What about cheese grits?

So tell us, are you salty or nah? Sound off!

Ariel Leconte

Ariel Leconte

Ariel is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and creator of Revolutionary In Pink Pumps blog. She is equally obsessed with social justice, lipstick, culture, and red wine.