Texas governor Rick Perry’s campaign was in damage control mode yesterday after after a Washington Post article revealed the racial slur that was used to describe a ranch where Perry and his father once hunted.
Rev. Al Sharpton told POLITICO he plans to be “all over” the story on his MSNBC show on Monday afternoon.
“At worst, he either thought it was something he could identify with and even have some bit of irony,” Sharpton said. “At best, he’s insensitive. How can someone who would seek the highest office in the land be so insensitive to the implications of that name?”Sharpton predicted the issue will harm Perry among Republicans.
Read more here.