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Published:October 3rd, 2011 13:37 EST

Rick Perry Hunting Camp Controversy: N-Word Rock Will Crush His Campaign

By Robert Paul Reyes

"On `Fox News Sunday,` Herman Cain called the name of Perry`s Hunting `insensitive.` Cain added that there `isn`t a more vile, negative word than the `N word` and for him to leave it there as long as he did, before I hear that they finally painted over it, it`s just plain insensitive to a lot of black people in this country.`


According to the, Perry`s campaign insisted that the Texas Governor quickly removed the term `N(i)ggerhead` from the rock after the hunting camp`s name became known to his family. However, The Washington Post reports that a few visitors to Perry`s hunting camp remember seeing the term after the early 1980s, which is when the Texas Governor claims it was removed."

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Herman Cain has uttered the understatement of the century, a hunting camp named "N(i)ggerhead" isn`t merely "insensitive", it`s abhorrent.

Rick Perry has a lot of splaining to do, this is a controversy than can drive the final nail in his presidential aspirations. Perry needs to hold a press conference to explain his failure to immediately remove the abominable sign.

If I bought or leased a hunting camp that had a huge rock with a racial slur painted on it, I would immediately paint over the words with black paint, blow up the rock, or have it delivered to someone, like Pat Buchanan, who would appreciate the monstrosity.

Rick Perry is acting like this incident is no big thing, and this speaks volumes about him. Perry needs to explain himself, or get out of the race.

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