Courtesy of a great story in the Washington Post, Rick Perry and his advisors are going to have a hard time observing their sabbath as a day of rest this Sunday.
|No, this isn't what the sign on Rick Perry's property was referring to. |
When we awoke this morning to read in Politico's Playbook that the phrase "Niggerhead" will now always be associated with the Perry campaign, we initially wondered if it referred to something else.
Had Perry bought a lake in upstate New York? Afraid it might upstage his own, was he in-artfully referring to the Chia head of Barack Obama? Had he found an even more politically incorrect name for those chocolate-covered European candies known as "Negro Heads"?
Or, perhaps, was Perry's campaign offering the crudest possible caption for just exactly what he was doing to that corn dog?
In reality, what the name referred to was worse than any of these absurd possibilities. "Niggerhead," the Post reports, is the name of a hunting ranch the Perry family has leased since the 1980s. More »