Presidential candidate Rick Perry hit back this weekend against fallout from a Sunday Washington Post story regarding a hunting camp leased by the Texas governor and his father. The camp had formerly been known by the racially inflammatory name of “Niggerhead.”
The Post reported that the Perry family had painted over the slab of rock bearing the slur. But Perry’s own description of when that happened differs from the accounts of seven people interviewed by the Post. Those sources all said the offensive name was visible during the time Perry was associated with the camp.
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