The Washington Post smells blood with Perry

The Washington Post, famous for using the vague word "macaca" to demonize George Allen out of the Senate, has come up with a far more potent word to use against Governor Rick Perry. Stephanie McCrummen reports: In the early years of his political career, Rick Perry began hosting fellow lawmakers, friends and supporters at his family's secluded West Texas hunting camp, a place known by the name painted in block letters across a large, flat rock standing upright at its gated entrance. "Niggerhead," it read. Ranchers who once grazed cattle on the 1,070-acre parcel on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River called it by that name well before Perry and his father, Ray, began hunting there in the early 1980s. There is no definitive account of when the rock first appeared on the property. The Post is going all out to pin the offensive term on Perry, who avers that it is an "offensive name that has no place in the modern world." ...the name of this particular parcel did not...(Read Full Post)