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Rick Perry Racism

The Rebirth of Birtherism! Perry & Trump's Unracist Thinking

Katie Halper | Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Birthers are marginalized as racists. But when it comes to Perry and Trump, race-card dealers are barking up the wrong tree. Just ask Donald Trump, who is keenly aware of his excellent rapport with black people.

Top GOP Senator Says Rick Perry Faces 'Intimidation' As A 'Southern White Guy'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) defended Rick Perry against accusations of racism Thursday, following the revelation over the weekend that a Perry family...

Rick Perry, Racism and America's Soul

Glenn W. Smith | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
Glenn W. Smith

The Washington Post's revelation about Perry's hunting camp has, to say the least, stirred some national discussion. But what the talk has demonstrated so far is our general ineptitude when it comes to discussing matters of race.

Jason Cherkis

Putting 'Niggerhead' In Context: Is Rick Perry Racially Insensitive?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) took friends, fellow legislators or campaign donors to his hunting camp, they passed the word "Niggerhead...