Rick Perry Owned Shooting Range Formerly Called “N**erHead”

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If you thought the prospect of Chris Christie entering the race or Rick Perry’s weak debate performances have him in trouble, you haven’t seen anything yet.

Rick Perry owns a family hunting camp that was once called “Niggerhead,” and he is in the middle of a deep controversy because of it.

What makes it even worse is that Perry only decided to care about the name given to the camp when it became politically inconvenient to do otherwise.

Rick Perry took over the lease on his family’s hunting camp in rural Paint Creek, Texas, and at that time a rock which served as a greeting of sorts to the entrance of the camp included the name “Niggerhead.” Writing placenames on rock outcroppings isn’t unusual in that area.

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