It might be helpful to view the word “work” in comparison to the word “job.” The archaic phrase “job of work” suggests that we did not always use these words interchangeably.
What passes for political analysis these days is often really just opinion.
The word “professionalism” is used in a few distinct ways that are notable in their opposition.
We shouldn’t be surprised that Paula Deen lost her culinary empire because of racist remarks during an interview. We should, however, be surprised by the media’s reaction.