Lindsey Graham On ‘Intimidation': ‘If You’re A Southern White Guy, It Is Part Of Your Life’

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"Lindsey Graham On ‘Intimidation': ‘If You’re A Southern White Guy, It Is Part Of Your Life’"

GOP presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry (TX) has faced severe backlash this week as the result of stories that he had opposed a campaign to remove the Confederate battle flag from statehouses across the South and that he had hosted family and friends at a West Texas hunting camp that once read “Niggerhead” on its entrance gate. Yesterday on Mike Gallagher’s radio show, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defended Perry. “Rick Perry is not a racist,” Graham said, saying the Texas governor is the victim of an “intimidation” campaign. “You know if you’re a southern white guy, it is part of your life,” Graham complained. Listen to the clip:

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